Val McDermid is one of my favorite crime writers. She has won most of the crime fiction awards including the Macavity and the Cartier Diamond Dagger..and many, many others!
Here are two videos of Val McDermid that appeared in The Guardian.
Jon Jordan, Editor of Crimespree and co-chair of Bouchercon 2011 in St. Louis, posted these on the Bouchercon blog today. I know he won't mind if I post them here, too.
Both of these videos were filmed at The Guardian Hay Book Festival.
First one of Val in a mystery bookstore.
Second one filmed at the Sky Arts Book Show.
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