Bloody Scotland: Alanna Knight and Alex Gray: 50 Years in the Business of Crime

Alanna Knight will discuss her remarkable 50 year career in conversation with her good friend, and Bloody Scotland co-founder, Alex Gray.

Bloody Scotland: Alanna Knight and Alex Gray: 50 Years in the Business of Crime

About Bloody Scotland: Alanna Knight and Alex Gray: 50 Years in the Business of Crime

Alanna Knight MBE has been writing novels for an incredible 50 years. The grand dame of Scottish crime fiction has written over 60 books, from Legend of the Loch (1968) to Murder Lies Waiting (2018). What has inspired to keep producing so many much-loved novels? Alanna will discuss her remarkable career in conversation with her good friend, and Bloody Scotland co-founder, Alex Gray.

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