This is a special Q & A with Elizabeth Forbes, author of Nearest Thing To Crazy & Who Are You?. It was part of an online book group called THE Book Group on Facebook, feel free to get in touch via the Contact page for more information. I will happily add you to the group, there are many Q & A´s in the next coming months with, among others, Alyson Richman, author of The Lost Wife & The Garden of Letters, Elizabeth Haynes author of Into The Darkest Corner, Human Remains, Revenge of the Tide & Under a Silent Moon, John Marrs author of The Wronged Sons, these are just a few of many.
So back to Elizabeth Forbes and the Q & A.This was a fun event with Lizzie answering all the questions put to her. It was a great time and there was also a book giveaway. Click here for previous Q&A´s
To see the complete Q & A download a pdf file: Lizzie Forbes Q&A (file size 2,1 mb)
Alex, a career officer in an elite regiment, returns from Afghanistan a changed man. He has left the Army behind and is attempting to forge a civilian career as a security advisor. His wife, Juliet, is delighted. She, Alex and their son Ben now live in a well-appointed house in a leafy London suburb.
But all is not well. Juliet’s research on the internet suggests that Alex is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) but pride means that he will not seek professional help.
Finding solace in web forums, Juliet is offered the use of a cottage and is urged to remove Ben to a place of safety. After a lot of secretive planning and the financial support of Alex’s mother who had suffered at the hands of her husband, Juliet and Ben escape the tyranny of their home with the hope of starting afresh..
Dan and a group of his friends enjoy a Sunday lunch together on a perfect summer’s day. They’re pleased to welcome their glamorous new neighbour and novelist, Ellie, who has rented a house in the village to work on her book. She likes to place herself in the centre of her plots, she says, although it’s hard to see what she’ll find to write about in a quiet country backwater.
As Ellie slots effortlessly into the village social scene, Dan’s wife begins to feel increasingly alienated from her friends and isolated from her family, but, for the life of her, she can’t fathom why…