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The next Novel Nights events

Novel Nights Book Club

Gilly Macmillan

8th July - 7.30PM

Gilly Macmillan’s latest novel, To Tell You The Truth, is narrated by crime writer, Lucy. Her main character, Eliza, has leapt from the pages and has started to tell her how to behave. Lucy tries to kill her off but her agent and publisher won’t let her. Meanwhile, Lucy’s childhood is catching up with her.

We’ll ask Gilly about writing about writing, how close this book is to the ‘truth’ of a writer’s life, what it’s really like to write a novel a year, unreliable narrators and having fun with plot. Read our blog here Book Review of To Tell You the Truth

Novel Nights Book Club

Tracy Darnton

22nd July - 7.30PM

cover image of The Rules with Tracy Darnton

We interview children’s author, Tracy Darnton about her second YA thriller, The Rules. The novel follows Amber, a girl on the run from her dad, and the effects of preparing for disaster. 

Tracy writes YA novels and children’s picture books. Her first novel, The Truth About Lies, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2019, for the Centurion and Concorde Book Awards and won the Warwickshire Book Prize. Most recently it was a World Book Night 2020 title.