Afternoon tea followed by a talk from Edinburgh-born author Sara Sheridan. Sara has received a Scottish Library Award and was shortlisted for the Saltire Book Prize. She sits on the committee for the Society of Authors in Scotland. She's taken part in three '26 Treasures' exhibitions at the V&A, London, The National Museum of Scotland and the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. She occasionally blogs on The Guardian's site about her writing life. She has recently reported for BBC Radio 4's From Our Own Correspondent. Sara is a member of the Historical Writers Association and the Crime Writers Association. She will talk about the latest Mirabelle Bevan murder mystery Russian Roulette and The Ice Maiden, in which Karina stows away on a ship which she believes will take her to England, but finds herself in ice-bound Antarctica.