An appearance by the author of one of the most talked-about books of last year at Hitchin Library has been organised as part of the countywide Litfest ’15.

Louise Doughty will be talking about Apple Tree Yard, a Richard & Judy Book Club choice also shortlisted for top crime thriller awards, on Wednesday, March 25, from 7pm.

On Thursday, April 2, bestselling romance author and Shakespeare scholar Eloisa James will be talking about her book Four Nights With The Duke at Stevenage Central Library.

You can find details of the Litfest ’15 programme which includes more than 30 events all around the county, and find out how to reserve your place, online at