BEST selling author, Phil Rickman, best known for his supernatural and mystery novels, is to visit Malvern next week.

Fans will find him at the Malvern Book Co-operative, St Ann's Road, on Thursday July 3, from 7.30pm.

Born in Lancashire, Mr Rickman has worked as a journalist for the BBC World Service TV and BBC Radio 4.

At the bookshop he will be talking about his latest book, The Magus of Hay, - a Merrily Watkins mystery set in Hay-on-Wye, as well as his other novels.

Tickets are £5, to include a glass of wine, and these must be booked in advance, on 01684 564788.