If I Die Before I Wake: the audiobook

Today the audiobook version of If I Die Before I Wake was recorded – exciting times!

Finlay Robertson

Finlay Robertson

The actor cast to read as Alex is Finlay Robertson, whose voice or face you may recognise from scores of other acting gigs on TV, stage, radio and other audiobooks including Pat Barker’s Life Class trilogy. He’s an excellent choice – I can’t wait to hear the finished product! Continue reading

First public appearance talking about If I Die Before I Wake – and other news

This week I had my first public appearance talking about If I Die Before I Wake – at an event at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

It all went really well. I couldn’t have asked for better company on stage, being interviewed by Caroline Sanderson alongside Imogen Hermes Gowar and Mary Lynn Bracht. Their excellent debuts are also out in January – Imogen’s The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock is a hilarious 18th century romp about a widower, a courtesan and a grotesque mermaid; Mary’s White Chrysanthemum is a heartbreaking but beautiful story about Korean sisters separated by war. It was interesting to have three such different books being discussed in the same event.

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