While Barbara Peters, owner of The Poisoned Pen, welcomed Harriet Tyce, author of It Ends at Midnight, Alex Michaelides was guest host for the recent event. You can order a copy of It Ends at Midnight through the Webstore. http://bit.ly/3EAt62W
Here’s the description of It Ends at Midnight.
A Buzzfeed Most Anticipated Thriller of 2023!
“Gripping.” – Alex Michaelides, New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient and The Maidens
“Another compelling read from the utterly brilliant Harriet Tyce.” – Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone
“Blisteringly brilliant.” – Sarah Pinbrough, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes
From the acclaimed, Sunday Times bestselling author of Blood Orange, Harriet Tyce, comes a thriller of a party spiraling into murder when one guest’s plan to right old wrongs ends in blood, told with Tyce’s signature dark and propulsive twists.
It’s New Year’s Eve and the stage is set for a lavish party in one of Edinburgh’s best postcodes. It’s a moment for old friends to set the past to rights – and move on.
The night sky is alive with fireworks and the champagne is flowing. But the celebration fails to materialize.
Because someone at this party is going to die tonight.
Midnight approaches and the countdown begins – but it seems one of the guests doesn’t want a resolution.
They want revenge.
HARRIET TYCE was born and grew up in Edinburgh. She graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in English Literature before gaining legal qualifications and working as a criminal barrister for ten years. She completed an MA in Creative Writing-Crime Fiction at UEA where she wrote her debut, Blood Orange.
Here’s a short biography of guest host Alex Michaelides.
Alex Michaelides was born and raised in Cyprus. He has an M.A. in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and an M.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. The Silent Patient was his first novel and debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. It spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and is sold in a record-breaking 50 countries. His second novel, The Maidens, was an instant New York Times bestseller and garnered rave reviews from The Guardian, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, and more. After living in London for many years, Alex has recently moved back to his birthplace, Cyprus.
Enjoy the conversation with Harriet Tyce and Alex Michaelides.