Harrogate Dispatches #1: Paul Abbott announces second series of State Of Play

I’ve just got back from another terrific weekend at the annual Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival at the famous The Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate. (Yes, the very hotel where Agatha Christie was ‘discovered’ after her disappearance in 1926.) This year’s chair – the acclaimed best-selling novelist and inspiration for TV series Vera and…