Monday, 26 January 2015

An Evening with Peter May

Join award-winning author Peter May at Waterstone’s Piccadilly on Tuesday 27 January 2015 as he discusses his new novel Runaway with crime fiction critic Barry Forshaw. Peter May will be talking about how his new novel was inspired by events in his life when he ran away from home in Glasgow as a teenager in the late 60’s to head to London with the intention of forming a band.

Date: 27 January 2015.
Time: 6:30pm
Tickets - £5/£3 (Waterstones Cardholders) available in store, via 02078512400 or email


In 1965, five teenage friends fled Glasgow for London to pursue their dream of musical stardom. Yet before year's end three returned, and returned damaged. In 2015, a brutal murder forces those three men, now in their sixties, to journey back to London and finally confront the dark truth they have run from for five decades. Runaway is a crime novel covering fifty years of friendships solidified and severed, dreams shared and shattered and passions lit and extinguished; set against the backdrop of two unique and contrasting cities at two unique and contrasting periods of recent history.

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