Meet Australian author Felicity McLean when she tours the Central West in August. Felicity will be at the Forbes Library on Tuesday 6th August at 2pm.
Her book The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone was chosen as the book for the One Library, One Book project where 200 copies were distributed to the community to involve everyone in a book club.
Felicity has become an international publishing sensation with rights to The Van Apfel Girls are Gone sold in the US, UK, Spain and France. She is currently launching her book in the USA.
Part mystery, part coming of age story The Van Apfel Girls are Gone is set in a distant suburb on the encroaching bushland, over the long hot summer of 1992. It’s the summer of the school’s Showstopper concert. The summer Tikka never forgot. The summer the Van Apfel sisters disappeared.
Felicity is a writer and a journalist. Her writing has appeared in The Good Weekend, the Daily Telegraph, the Herald Sun, the Big Issue and more. Her book Body Lengths was co-written with Olympian Leisel Jones. It won the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards ‘Readers Choice’ for Small Publisher Adult Book of the Year.
As a ghost-writer Felicity has collaborated with celebrities, sports stars and business leaders.
Keen readers of the book will be able to directly ask her questions about her writing and the book The Van Apfel Girls are Gone: Bookings are now being taken online via Eventbrite.com or you can call 6852 1463 to book your spot.