Author Jo Baker

Jo Baker LongbournJo Baker is the acclaimed bestselling author of Longbourn, due to be released as a feature film in 2020, and a Country Road, A Tree. Her new novel, The Body Lies, is a layered and thrilling suspense novel that grapples with how to live as a woman in the modern world when the stakes are dangerously high.

Jo says ‘from time to time, I meet someone who tells me that they love one or other of my books. It makes me very sheepish; I'm not good at taking compliments. But it's extraordinary, and very moving, to hear that something I've made, quietly and alone, has had that kind of impact on someone else. It's a privilege’.

She lives in Lancashire with her family.

A Wordfest event.

Dates

Fri 21 Jun 2019 7.30pm - 9pm

Venue

Altrincham Library

Altrincham Library, 20 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, WA14 1EJ

Price

£2

More information

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Category

Crime, Festival, Meet the author

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