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What Doesn’t Kill You by Johnny Herbert

Tuesday 1st November at 7pm, Chase Hotel, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £8

Motor racing superstar Johnny Herbert will talk about his life and career. Johnny Herbert was one of the most brilliant natural talents to emerge in motor racing, but for all his bravery and prowess, he’s lucky to be alive.  Read more

Herefordshire’s Home Front in the First World War by Bill Laws

Wednesday 16th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

Bill Laws will give an illustrated talk about this fascinating piece of local history.

Herefordshire in 1913 was an old fashioned shire under the benevolent  rule of the Church and the gentry. Its bishop was opposed to war and his  successor was opposed to women’s suffrage. Many of its farmers refused  to plough on a Sunday: many more regarded women as being incapable of  farm work. By 1919 the shire was in mourning for over 4,000 men. Read more

Wye by Richard Hayman

Tuesday 22nd November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

The  landscape of the Wye valley is part of our national story. Join Richard Hayman for an evening about our river. Many aspects of the river’s history have been forgotten; in his book and this illustrated talk Richard makes an effort to recover and value them. Read more

A Christmas Cornucopia by Mark Forsyth

Saturday 26th November at 7pm, Monmouth Priory – Ticket £5

Get ready to enjoy an evening with Inky Fool, Mark Forsyth who will talk about his new book A Christmas Cornucopia – the unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs. Read more

The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer

Tuesday 29th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

Join Belinda Bauer for another evening of entertainment when she will talk about and sign copies of her new novel, The Beautiful Dead.

Eve Singer needs death. With her career as a TV crime reporter flagging, she’ll do anything to satisfy her ghoulish audience. The killer needs death too. He even advertises his macabre public performances, where he hopes to show the whole world the beauty of dying. When he contacts Eve, she welcomes the chance to be first with the news from every gory scene. Until she realizes that the killer has two obsessions.

One is public murder.

And the other one is her . . .  Read more

A Life to Kill by Matthew Hall

Wednesday 15th February at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

We are delighted to welcome back Matthew Hall with another Coroner Jenny Cooper novel, A Life to Kill.

If they’re hiding something, we’ve got a right to know. We’ve got a right to know what Kenny died for . . . Read more

A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart

Thursday 20th April at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

A Boy Made of Blocks is a tear-jerking, hilarious and most of all true-to-life novel about the power of difference and one very special little boy.

For all he loves his family, Alex has always struggled to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son Sam, and the strain has pushed his marriage with Jody to breaking point. Read more