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Book Group Questions for Joanna’s Story

How quickly did you become engaged with the book? Did you expect Joanna and Charlie to get together, or were you taken in by the various deceptions? Bearing in mind that the author is a man, is the female characterisation convincing? Did the Molly/Joanna relationship work for you? Did you feel a connection with all […]

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Author’s Inside Track: Joanna’s Story

I didn’t set out to write a two-part story, but the moment I typed Charlie’s dramatic ending, it was inevitable. It was obvious as soon as I thought about it. This was an opportunity for something a bit special. If I was desperate to find out about Joanna, I knew that the reader would be […]

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The Dyslexic Reader

I’m dyslexic, and I seldom read a novel, which I suspect is a common experience. Until my own novel writing career took off, I had never bothered to question my situation. My reading was almost exclusively confined to non-fiction, with various aspects of science being my go-to read. It is perhaps strange that my interest […]

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