Chipping Barnet Library proudly presents: An evening with Fiona Cummins, Caz Frear, Erin Kelly & Laura Shepherd-Robinson talking about their books and what inspires them to write such gripping stories. There will be a 45mins discussion about their books, 15mins Q&A session with a prize for the best question, followed by a book buying/signing session. The bookseller will be Waterstones.
Fiona Cummins is an award-winning former Daily Mirror showbusiness journalist and a graduate of the Faber Academy Writing a Novel course. She lives in Essex with her family. The Neighbour is her current novel.
The Neighbour, On a hot July day, Garrick and Olivia Lockwood and their two children move into 25 The Avenue looking for a fresh start. They arrive during a media frenzy, they'd heard about the local murders in the press.
'Incredibly creepy, intense, and compelling' Will Dean
Caz Frear grew up in Coventry, England, and spent her teenage years dreaming of moving to London and writing a novel. Sweet Little Lies was her first novel, her second book is Stone Cold Heart.
Sweet Little Lies, In 1998, Dad lied about knowing Maryanne Doyle. Alice Lapaine has been found strangled near Dad's pub. Dad was in the local area for both Maryanne Doyle's disappearance and Alice Lapaine's murder
'Caz Frear's ability to write tight, tense dialogue with a dark comedic slant is brilliant. I read Sweet Little Lies in one sitting, it is a terrific debut' Lynda La Plante
Erin Kelly was born in London in 1976 and studied English at Warwick University. She has worked as a freelance journalist for ten years, specialising in women, health, sex and lifestyle. Erin wrote the novelisation of the BAFTA-winning Broadchurch. Stone Mothers is her current novel.
Stone Mothers, The Victorians used to call their mental hospitals stone mothers, I say. They thought the design of the building could literally nurse the sick back to health.
‘The incomparable Erin Kelly has written another captivating, cleverly constructed contemporary novel’ Paula Hawkins
Laura Shepherd-Robinson is an author, born in Bristol in 1976. Her first novel, Blood & Sugar, was published on January 24th, 2019.
Blood & Sugar, London 1781, an investigation into a gruesome murder on the Deptford Docks leads to a dark secret that could change the very core of British society
‘A page-turner of a crime thriller. This is a world conveyed with convincing, terrible clarity. C. J. Sansom’