Paula Hawkins From the first sentence to the last, this explosive, startling novel grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. A Slow Fire Burning confirms Paula as one of the most unique and impressive voices in thriller writing today. It stands out for its unforgettable characters, its knock-you-sideways twists and its sinewy, deeply human story. It delivers a powerful punch of emotion, and is sure to singe and surprise even the most hardened thriller readers. Fiendishly clever and with a wonderful sense of place too. Go read!’ Kate Mosse. Chaired by Liv Chapman 'A Slow Fire Burning is a treat: utterly readable, moving in parts and saturated with the kind of localised detail that made The Girl on the Train so compelling.' Guardian 'Shocking, moving, full of heart . . . A Slow Fire Burning shows a writer at the height of her powers.' Observer (Thriller of the Month) Book Now Booking Information Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Tuesday 19th April. Tickets go on general sale from Thursday 21st April. Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings. Hearing loops are available. Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply). Booking for this event has now closed.