LIVE Q&A WITH FANNY BLAKE AND LOUISE CANDLISH
LIVE Q & A
TUESDAY 3 AUGUST 2021 7PM BST
Fanny Blake and Louise Candlish are award-winning, bestselling authors each with an international readership. This one-time event brings them both together to discuss their latest novels, The Long Way Home and The Heights and to consider how the dynamics of a family can shape your character’s story, whatever genre you are writing. Come join in and ask them your questions!
Fanny was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. Her latest book, The Long Way Home is set in the UK and 1950s Paris, where the story really begins. It spans four female generations and shares the secrets that passed down through them. After devastating news 65-year-old Isla is forced to take her sullen 14-year-old grandaughter Charlie on a planned road trip. En route they uncover earth-shattering family truths as they unravel secrets and a love for each other.
Louise studied English at UCL and of her fourteen novels, two have been optioned for the screen. Her latest book The Heights, opens with a confession – a man is spotted standing on a tall, slender apartment building among the warehouses of Tower Bridge, its roof terrace so discreet you wouldn’t know it existed. He is instantly recognisable to the watcher, which makes no sense at all, because he died two years previous. And the watcher knows this for certain. As they were the one that killed him. A vengeful tale of what lengths a family will go to in the name of love.