For more information about any of these events, please email [email protected]


Waterstones cambridge

Monday 20 January 6pm  |  22 Sidney St, Cambridge, CB2 3HG

Tickets: £5 general admission, £3 for Waterstones Card Holders 

Chipping Norton Theatre

Thursday 23 January  7.45pm  |  Spring Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NL

Tickets: £12 includes glass of wine 

St Peter’s Church, Oundle

Friday 24th January 7.45pm

PArk End church, cardiff

Tuesday 28 January 7.30pm  |  Llandennis Road, Cardiff

Linghams Bookshop, wirral

Thursday 30th January 6pm |  248 Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral, CH60 7SG

Tickets: £10 redeemable against the book

chorleywood LIbrary

Tuesday 21 January 7pm  |  Lower Road, Chorleywood, WD3 5LB

Tickets: £8 available from or Chorleywood Bookshop 01923 283566

Kenilworth Books

Friday 24th January 12pm


Benji’s Restaurant at Jarrolds, Norwich 

Saturday 25 January 3.30pm  |  London St, Norwich, NR2 1AT

Tickets: £23 (includes cream tea and book)

The Lion Ballroom, leominster

Wednesday 29 January 7pm  |  17 Broad St, Leominster HR6 8DB

Tickets: £6 (£3 redeemable against book at the event) from Rossiter Books


gusto, lytham st annes

Friday 31 January 12 noon |  5 Dicconson Terrace, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 5JY

Tickets: £35 inc welcome drink, 2 course lunch, author talk & signed book Tel 01253 796 958


Thursday 23 January  1pm  |  Broad Street, Oxford

Free Tickets

St Mary Immaculate church Hall, Warwick

Friday 24 January 2.30pm  |  45 West St, Warwick, CV34 6AB

Tickets: £8 include tea/coffee/refreshments

All Saints church, penarth

Tuesday 28 January 12.30pm  |  Victoria Square, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 3EH

Tickets: £18 (including a light lunch and a copy of the book) from Griffin Books on: 029 2070 6455

The wynnstay hotel, Oswestry 

Thursday 30 January 12.oo noon  |  Church St, Owestry, SY11 2SZ

Tickets: £8 (£5 redeemable against a copy of the book

tang hall explore library, york

Friday 31 January 7pm |  Mossdale Avenue, York, YO31 0HA

Tickets: £6 Tickets £6 available from York Explore Library and Archive
01904 552828


lucy cavendish Fiction prize festival – DREAM AUTHOR WORKSHOp

Saturday 11th January 2-4pm |  Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge



Crime and thriller writing masters degree course at the university of Cambridge

From January 2020, Sophie will be launching and acting as the main tutor on the new Crime and Thriller writing Masters Degree course at the University of Cambridge  |  MORE

February 2020

Novelry Retreat

Tuesday 4th February  |  Guest Speaker at the Novelry Retreat in Dorset  |  VISIT

March 2020

Dream Author Retreat

Thursday 5th March – Sunday 8th March  |  Dream Author members only retreat  |  Hewenden Mill Cottages

Aye Write Festival, Glasgow

Sunday 29th March, 8pm  |  Event with BA Paris


Kings Lynn Literature Festival

Saturday 4th March, 3pm

Dream Author Retreat

Thursday 26th March – Sunday 29th March  |  Dream Author members only retreat  |  Hewenden Mill Cottages

April 2020

Cambridge Writers 

Tuesday 7th April, 7.30pm  |  Speaking at the Hartington Grove Meeting House

Colorado writers’ conference

30th April – 2nd May  |  Keynote speech and Dream Author workshop  |  VISIT

Work Experience musical 

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th  April – a musical locked room mystery!   |  Sophie’s musical will be performed at St Michael’s Catholic High School, near Watford.

key note ‘dream author’ talk and panel –  Self publishing conference

Saturday 25th April  |  Stamford Court, Leicester.

May 2020

stratford festival

Saturday 16th May  |  11am: Dream Author Workshp  |  2pm: Panel with Richard Layard, talking about Sophie’s new self-help book Happiness: a mystery, & 66 attempts to solve it

June 2020

devizes festival

Saturday 6th June  |  VISIT

Kett’s bookshop, norfolk

Saturday 23rd June  |  7pm

august 2020

Edinburgh book festival

28th-30th August  |  Dates tbc

september 2020

Agatha Christie festival

Friday 18th September  |  3-4pm, Torre Abbey, Torquay

Sophiw will be talking about her new Poirot novel, The Killings at Kingfisher Hill

isle of man literary festival

Saturday 26th – Monday 28th September

october 2020

crickhowell literary festival

Saturday 3rd October

november 2020

AGatha christie themed reading retreat

Wednesday 18th November  |  Visiting speaker  |  Thorpeness, Suffolk  |  Tickets

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