David Baldacci to headline new London crime festival

News - Festivals Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Bestselling author booked for David Headley's Capital Crime next September

The internationally-bestselling author David Baldacci has been named as a headliner and guest of
honour at Capital Crime, London’s new crime and thriller festival.

Capital Crime co-founder David Headley said: "We’re very excited David Baldacci has chosen to come to Capital Crime. David’s worldwide success is a testament to his skill as a writer, and his popularity with readers is recognition of the universal appeal of the stories he tells. We look forward to welcoming David to Capital Crime and to giving fans the opportunity to engage with one of the world’s bestselling authors.’

Fellow Capital Crime co-founder Adam Hamdy said: "I’ve been a fan of David Baldacci since Absolute Power and am thrilled that he will be joining us at Capital Crime. David is one of the world’s foremost authors and it will be a real treat for crime and thriller fans to hear him talk about his life and work. I can’t wait."

Baldacci has published 37 novels for adults in 45 languages and more than 80 countries, with over 130 million worldwide copies sold. His debut novel, Absolute Power, was adapted as a feature film starring and directed by Clint Eastwood, one of a number of film and TV adaptations of his work.

Capital Crime runs at at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London 26 – 28 September. More information at www.capitalcrime.org

Pictured: David Baldacci (cr Guy Bell)

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