Saturday 24 June – 1pm
Heptonstall Museum


“From his remote Pennine moorland home, King David Hartley assembles a gang of men. They are the Cragg Vale Coiners and their business is the forging of coins, a treasonous offence punishable by death.”

The novel

The Gallows Pole is inspired by real events and assembled from historical accounts and legal documents.

“There is no hiding place from the darkness because the writing is so damned good.” – Val McDermid