Nora Murphy in conversation with Anna Downes - Virtual Event

NORA MURPHY attended law school in Washington, D.C., then worked as a judicial law clerk before transitioning to private practice. During law school, she participated in two clinics through which she represented and studied the issues facing survivors of intimate partner violence. A practicing attorney, Nora writes as much as she can, usually long before the sunrise or on her phone for brief moments when the inspiration strikes. Nora resides in Maryland with her husband, young son, and five rescue pets. When she's not working, writing, or chasing her toddler, Nora can be found contemplating her next ice cream run or reading. The Favor is her first novel.
 

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 and appeared in BBC TV shows such as EastendersCasualtyHolby City, and Dalziel and Pascoe, as well as a long-running stage production of The Dresser in London's West End. She has degrees from both Manchester University (Drama) and RADA (Acting). She has been published in the Zodiac Literary Review, shortlisted for the Sydney Writers Room Short Story Prize and longlisted for the Margaret River Short Story Competition. The Safe Place was inspired by Anna's experiences working as a live-in housekeeper on a remote French estate in 2009-10


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Event date: 

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Favor: A Novel By Nora Murphy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250822420
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 31st, 2022

A gripping debut domestic suspense novel, Nora Murphy's thrilling The Favor explores with compassion and depth what can happen when women pushed to the limit take matters into their own hands.

"A thrilling debut—I couldn’t put it down!"—Shari Lapena, #1 internationally bestselling author of Not a Happy Family and The Couple Next Door


The Shadow House: A Novel By Anna Downes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250264848
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Published: Minotaur Books - April 5th, 2022

Extraordinarily tense and deliciously mysterious, Anna Downes's The Shadow House follows one woman's desperate journey to protect her children at any cost, in a remote place where not everything is as it seems.

A HOUSE WITH DEADLY SECRETS.

A MOTHER WHO'LL RISK EVERYTHING TO BRING THEM TO LIGHT.


The Safe Place: A Novel By Anna Downes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250264817
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 3rd, 2021

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.