It’s a crime! Author Chris Longmuir to give free talk at Brechin library

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Brechin library will play host to local crime author and winner of the Dundee Book Prize, Chris Longmuir, on Tuesday, November 26, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Chris will talk about the characters in her Dundee crime series that started with ‘Dead Wood’ featuring Detective Sergeant Bill Murphy.

Tickets for the event are free and can be reserved at any Angus library.

Crime might be your scene so why not attend Brechin library’s reminiscence group on Tuesday, December 3, at 2 p.m. when Brechiner Mhairi Pyott will attend the group to chat about her new book ‘Nae Mammie’s Kisses’.

As well as discussing it Mhairi will also be signing copies of the book.

Mhairi was brought up in Brechin and has previously released the title ‘For the Brechiner’ which is a collection of articles written by her which originally appeared in the Brechin Advertiser.

With the Scottish Children’s Book Awards currently running younger readers have the opportunity to choose from an interesting selection of children of all ages available from the library.

The Scottish Children’s Book Awards are voted for entirely by children and young people across Scotland and are the largest of their kind in Scotland.

The books are shortlisted in three age categories: bookbug readers (3-7 years); younger readers (8-11 years); and older readers (12-16 years).

Voting closes on February 7, 2014.

Library staff and readers recommendations for this month are:

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom; Never Saw it Coming by Linwood Barclay; The Sea Sisters by Lucy Clarke; The Life List By Lori Nelson Spielman; and Accidents Happen By Louise Millar

There is also a large selection of Christmas craft and cookery books available to get your into the festive mood.