AN ESTABLISHED bestseller and a first time novelist will come face to face with their readers at the Inverness branch of Waterstones this April.
Irish author John Connolly returns to Inverness for the first time in two years to sign copies of The Wolf in Winter, the 12th book in his series about private detective Charlie Parker, where crime meets the supernatural.
As well as the US set Charlie Parker series, Connolly has written standalone novels for both children and adults, most recently Conquest, the first in a new science-fiction series co-written with his partner Jennifer Ridyard.
He will be at the Eastgate shopping centre store on Tuesday 15th of April at 12.30pm.
Jane MacKenzie, who divides her time between Plockton in Wester Ross and Roussillon in the South of France will be at Waterstones on Thursday 24th April to launch her debut novel Daughter of Catalonia.
As well as signing copies, Macenzie will read from the new book and answer questions.
As well as the West Highlands, MacKenzie has lived in locations as diverse as the Gambia and Switzerland, which included a spell working at CERN in Geneva, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory.
Daughter of Catalonia is a story of wartime secrets as heroine Madeline returns to the French village she was raised in to discover the truth about her resistance hero father’s death.
Jane MacKenzie’s book launch event begins at 6pm.