Two new first ladies of crime have clear motive to be ‘Bad Girls’ on a ‘Big Night’ for County Hall

Mandasue Heller
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Two modern day giants of UK female crime writing are in Preston early next month.

Bad Girls’ Big Night In on Thursday February 6 brings bestsellers Mandasue Heller and Kimberley Chambers to County Hall from 7pm, The pair will be discussing their brand new books Respect and Payback, respectively, as well as signing copies.

Million-seller Mandasue Heller was born in Cheshire then moved to Manchester in 1982, where she bases most of her novels.

Former minicab driver Kimberley Chambers, 42, has been called “the new Martina Cole”, largely as her books are set in the east London underworld.

Tickets are £5 each, this redeemable against books on the night. For more details call on 01772 683444 or email