Facebook Live with Anna Downes and Julie Clark

ANNA DOWNES was born and raised in Sheffield, UK, but now lives just north of Sydney, Australia with her husband and two children. She worked as an actress before turning her attention to writing. She was shortlisted for the Sydney Writers Room Short Story Prize (2017) and longlisted for the Margaret River Short Story Competition (2018). The Safe Place was inspired by Anna's experiences working as a live-in housekeeper on a remote French estate in 2009-10.

Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, JULIE CLARK grew up reading books on the beach while everyone else surfed. After attending college at University of the Pacific, she returned home to Santa Monica to teach. She now lives there with her two young sons and a golden doodle with poor impulse control. Her debut novel, The Ones We Choose, was published in 2018, and has been optioned for television by Lionsgate.

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Friday, July 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

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2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Safe Place: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250264800
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 14th, 2020

Superbly tense and oozing with atmosphere, Anna Downes's debut, The Safe Place, is the perfect summer suspense, with the modern gothic feel of Ruth Ware and the morally complex family dynamics of Lisa Jewell.

Welcome to paradise...will you ever be able to leave?

Emily is a mess.


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The Last Flight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728215723
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 23rd, 2020

SIGNED BOOKPLATES.


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ISBN: 9781501184475
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Published: Gallery Books - May 8th, 2018

Lisa Genova meets 23andMe in this exploration of the genetic and emotional ties that bind, as debut author Julie Clark delivers a compelling read about a young boy desperate to find his place in this world, a mother coming to terms with her own past, and the healing power of forgiveness.

The powerful forces of science and family collide when geneticist Paige Robson finds her world in upheav