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Peter Ritchie

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Contact: pritchiep5@gmail.com
Local authority: East Lothian
Languages: English, Scots
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Peter started life as a deep sea fisherman before joining the police and becoming a senior detective at national and international level, working and living in various countries. Following retirement, his books were self-published before being signed by Black & White, as author of the Grace Macallan series. His other interests include voluntary work, writing poetry and painting.

(Works in Scots)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Adults with additional support needs; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable adults

Topics of work

Coasts, seas & oceans; Crime fiction; Violence & abuse

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Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+