Join us to celebrate the latest release from award-winning independent publisher, Bluemoose Books:
Christ On A Bike by Orla Owen
"Cerys receives an unexpected inheritance but there are rules attached: Twisted rules that have to be followed if she is to receive it in full. As she settles into her new life, she begins to feel trapped and senses that the villagers, her sister and a man she keeps seeing on a bicycle are constantly watching her.
Cerys, desperate to control her own future, decides to try to break free but the past is ever present dictating her fate."
Orla Owen is a writer, online editor, and author of two novels; The Lost Thumb and PAH. In 2016 she was picked to be mentored by Sarah Savitt at VIrago. In 2020 she won secMore.
Her new novel - Christ On A Bike - will be published by Bluemoose Books in January 2024.
Bluemoose Books is as award-winning independent publisher based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
Previous titles on their list include Leonard And Hungry Paul and Panenka by Ronan Hession, and The Gallows Pole, Beastings and Pig Iron by Benjamin Myers.
They are Northern Publisher Of The Year, and two of their recent titles have been shortlisted for major prizes: I Am Not Your Eve by Devika Ponnambalam for the Saltire Book Awards and the Walter Scott Prize, and Ghost Signs by Stu Hennigan for the British Book Awards and the Parliamentarian Book Of The Year.
This event is free to attend and copies of Christ On A Bike will be available for purchase on the night.