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Meet the author: Joseph Knox

Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Time: 2 PM - 3 PM
Author Joseph Knox.
Venue: Middleton Junction Library and Community Centre
Address: Grimshaw Lane, Middleton
Postcode: M24 2BW
Price: £2 (Ticket is redeemable for £2 off the cost of a signed book)
Suitable for: Adults
Facilities: Parking, Wheelchair accessible, Refreshments, Toilets
Contact: or 0300 303 8876
Event organised by: Rochdale Borough Council

​Joseph Knox will be here for a 'meet the author' session. He'll be discussing his life and his novels. He'll also be signing copies of his latest book, The Smiling Man.  

Tickets are available from any library in the Rochdale borough.

About the author

Joseph grew up just outside Manchester and lived and worked as a bookseller there for 8 years. His latest novel, The Smiling Man, published on 8 March 2018, is set in the streets of Manchester and reflects all the depth, colour and life of the city. Joseph’s debut title, Sirens, is a gritty, compelling crime tale, also featuring Detective Aidan Waits.

Reviews for 'Sirens':
"Razor-sharp urban noir – very special indeed." (Lee Child)

"Sirens is a powerhouse of noir. Joseph Knox owns Manchester and paints it in all its grimy colours." (Val McDermid)

"Manchester throbs with lowlife in this startling debut . . . a page-turner with a beating heart. I loved it." (Sarah Hilary)

"Waits’ first fictional outing is a shadowy, disturbing narrative and once you start reading it’s hard to resist the call. Sirens is the best British crime debut of the last five years." (Crimescene Magazine)

"A fierce, assured and utterly compelling debut . . . A Ross MacDonald for the 21st century." (Stav Sherez)

For more details, visit the author’s website


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