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An Evening with Lesley Pearse. Sunday Times Bestselling Author and Winner of the Woman and Home Book Choice Award 2020

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Manchester Libraries, Libraries Connected and Penguin Books invite you to join us for a special Friday evening with the hugely popular author Lesley Pearse.

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren.

WIN A BOTTLE OF FIZZ!

Everyone who registers will be entered into a prize draw to win a bottle of Prosecco (or non alcoholic alternative) to enjoy a glass of while taking part in the event with Lesley. Please remember to fill in your address when registering so we can post it out to you. The closing date is Sunday 20 September.

Liar by Lesley Pearse

Discover the enthralling new story of murder and lies by the bestselling author of 'You'll Never See Me Again'.

In a Shepherd's Bush bedsit, Amelia White dreams of being a reporter. The closest she's come is selling advertising in the local paper.

Until the fateful day she stumbles on a truly shocking scoop.

Round the corner from her home, she discovers the body of a murder victim, dumped among the rubbish. When the police and reporters descend, Amelia is horrified at the assumptions made and lies soon to be spread about this poor young woman.

Determined to protect the victim from these smears and help her grieving family, she convinces her paper's editor to allow her to take up her pen and tell the true story.

But when another body is found and the police investigation stalls, Amelia - uncovering new witnesses and suspects in her search for clues - discovers that she may be the only one with any chance of learning the truth and stopping more killings.

If only she can work out who the liar is . . .

Praise for Lesley Pearse

'Storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail

'Evocative, compelling, told from the heart' Sunday Express

'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home

'Intriguing, heart-tugging, beautifully written' Closer

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