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An Evening with Louise Hare at Forum Books, Corbridge
May 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm£6
You are cordially invited to Forum Books on 19th May at 7:30pm for our talk with Ms. Louise Hare about her latest elegant novel Miss Aldridge Regrets.
Lena Aldridge is wondering if life has passed her by as the dazzling theatre career she hoped for hasn’t worked out. Instead, she’s stuck singing in a sticky-floored basement club in Soho and her married lover has just left her. She has nothing to look forward to until a stranger offers her the chance of a lifetime: a starring role on Broadway and a first-class ticket on the Queen Mary bound for New York. After a murder at the club, the timing couldn’t be better and Lena jumps at the chance to escape England.
Until death follows her onto the ship and she realises that her greatest performance has already begun. Because someone is making manoeuvres behind the scenes, and there’s only one thing on their mind… MURDER!
Miss Aldridge Regrets is an exquisite murder mystery – it also explores class, race and pre-WWII politics, and will leave readers reeling from the beauty and power of it.
Louise Hare is a bold new talent on the rise, having been selected as one of the Observer’s top 10 debuts of 2020. Her debut novel ‘This Lovely City’ received widespread acclaim, was short-listed for a number of prizes as well as being a BBC2 Between The Covers pick.
‘Charming characters, a cross-Atlantic setting, jazz, cocktails, sex and a brilliant murder mystery. You couldn’t ask for more! I loved it’ Harriet Tyce
‘This is a cracker. A thoroughly absorbing and thought-provoking historical crime novel that oozes glamour’ Cathy Rentzenbrink
Tickets are a snip at £6 and include a signature cocktail on arrival.