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Book Signing with Johanna Handley

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The Burning of Juniper Slaide

Qatar-based author Johanna will be signing copies of her thriller, The Burning of Juniper Slaide, described as 'a Gone Girl for teenagers', as well as  talking about her writing process and her experiences in getting her books published.
Juniper Slaide is the sole survivor of an arson attack that destroyed her home and killed her family.  Nine years later she’s worked hard at putting the past behind her.  She clings to her best friend James, the only person she’s been able to trust since the fire.

But one day James disappears.

Juniper tries to find her friend, but she uncovers more than she bargained for.  As tensions grow and friendships are tested, she begins to realise that James wasn’t who she thought he was.
And worst of all, his disappearance is connected to her somehow, and what happened to her all those years ago …
Johanna Handley grew up running around on the beaches of two islands, the Isle of Wight in the UK and the Ile de Re in France. She now lives in Qatar with her husband and four-year old daughter, and spends her time writing and collecting stray animals. She writes with two cats on her desk, a dog at her feet and three birds in her ear. She is currently working on her third novel.

All are welcome!