|Chiswick Author's Debut Novel Chosen For Richard & Judy's Bookclub|
emotionally fraught and at some times terrifying story about two sisters
Chiswick author Rosamund Lupton’s debut novel has been selected for the Richard & Judy bookclub. The announcement was made this week when Rosamund was interviewed by Richard and Judy on their Channel 4 show.
The book, entitled 'Sister', has also been selected for BBC Radio4's Book at Bedtime which will air from Monday 20th Sept - Friday 1st October.
Rosamund, who lives with her husband and two sons, read English Literature at Cambridge University.
After a variety of jobs in London, including copywriting and reviewing for the Literary Review, she was a winner of Carlton Television’s new writers’ competition and was selected by the BBC for a place on their new writers’ course.She was also invited to join the Royal Court Theatre’s writers group.
She was a script writer for television and film, writing original screenplays, until her two children were born and is now a full-time novelist with a second book due to be published in 2011
About the book:
What would you do if your sister disappeared without a trace?
This is an emotionally fraught and at some times terrifying story about two sisters and the strength that binds them.
Nothing can break the bond between sisters …
When Beatrice gets a frantic call in the middle of Sunday lunch to say that her younger sister, Tess, is missing, she boards the first flight home to London. But as she learns about the circumstances surrounding her sister’s disappearance, she is stunned to discover how little she actually knows of her sister’s life - and unprepared for the terrifying truths she must now face.
The police, Beatrice's fiancee and even their mother accept they have lost Tess but Beatrice refuses to give up on her. So she embarks on a dangerous journey to discover the truth, no matter the cost.
September 3, 2010