Join beloved number one bestselling Australian author Monica McInerney at the Greenock Institute as she celebrates 20 years as a published author.
The Godmothers is the highly anticipated twelfth novel from one of Australia’s most cherished authors; a new standalone drama brimming with heart and endearing characters. Monica tells a beautiful and touching story full of intrigue about finding love, family and belonging in unexpected places.
Monica McInerney is one of the stars of Australian fiction, with over a million copies sold in Australia and New Zealand. She is the author of the internationally bestselling novels ‘A Taste for It’, ‘Upside Down Inside Out’, ‘Spin the Bottle’, ‘The Alphabet Sisters’, ‘Family Baggage’, ‘Those Faraday Girls’, ‘At Home with the Templetons’, ‘Lola’s Secret’, ‘The House of Memories’, ‘Hello from the Gillespies’, ‘The Trip of a Lifetime’ and a short story collection, ‘All Together Now’.
Come and meet Monica at the Greenock Institute as she talks about her latest book – The Godmothers.
This event will be following the necessary guidelines and procedures to ensure it is a COVID safe event. This will include social distancing and contact tracing. Numbers are limited and BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
About The Godmothers
Set between a luxurious hotel in Edinburgh, an Irish town in the shadow of an ancient castle, country Australia and beyond, The Godmothers is a stunning story about loss and discovery.
Eliza Miller grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother, but with the constant support of two watchful godmothers, Olivia and Maxie. Despite her tricky childhood, she always felt loved and secure. Until, just before her eighteenth birthday, a tragic event changed her life.
Thirteen years on, Eliza is deliberately living as safely as possible, avoiding close relationships and devoting herself to her job. Out of the blue, an enticing invitation from one of her godmothers, now based in the UK, prompts a leap into the unknown.
Within a fortnight, Eliza has swapped her predictable routine in Melbourne for life in the middle of a complicated family in Edinburgh.
There’s no such thing as an ordinary day anymore. Yet, amidst the chaos, Eliza begins to blossom. She finds herself not only hopeful about the future, but ready to explore her past. Her godmothers have long been waiting for her to ask about her mother’s mysterious life – and about the identity of the father she has never known. But even they are taken by surprise with all that Eliza discovers…
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