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Glasgow -29 March 2023
Anstey Harris & Megan Davis
Enjoy a sparkling drinks reception followed by a delicous lunch with award winning writers, Anstey Harris & Megan Davis.
Anstey Harris is the best-selling author of The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton which received numerous accolades. When I First Held You is her second novel and explores the scandal of the forced adoptions of babies born to unmarried mothers. Anstey herself was one of those babies.
Inspired by her family history, she tells the story of anti-nuclear activists Judith and Jimmy in 60's Glasgow. When Jimmy is sent to prison, Judith is left alone and pregnant. Half a century later they are reunited and forced to confront the past.
'It is one of the best and most gripping descriptions of heartbreak that either of us have ever read.’ - Richard and Judy on The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton
Megan has worked in the film industry and her credits include Atonement, In Bruges, Pride & Prejudice and the Bourne films. She is also a lawyer and an associate on Spotlight on Corruption. The Messenger is her debut novel and has won the Bridport Prize for a First Novel and the Lucy Cavendish Prize for unpublished writers.
Set in Paris against a backdrop of corruption, fake news and civil unrest, The Messenger follows one son's journey as he rebels against his domineering father. But there are consequences and when his father is murdered, he must search for redemption and expose the truth.
'An intelligent, gripping and stylish literary thriller - I couldn't put it down. Megan Davis is a major new talent' - Sophie Hannah
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