where the writers are
Tea, talk and a red-eyed frog

Question: What has a crime writer, giraffe, red-eyed frog and bat-eared fox got in common?
Answer: We'll all be at Marwell Wildlife on 23 July 2009 between 3pm and 5pm.

This summer, for the first time ever, Marwell is holding a series of literary teas and I am delighted to be the first author to kick start this exciting programme of entertainment. I will be reading from my novels, answering questions ( about writing- not exotic animals) and signing books. There will be afternoon tea, cakes and scones. Yummie!

My talk on 23 July 2009  is in the spectacular setting of Marwell Hall at Hampshire Marwell Wildlife. Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity so visiting it is not only a chance to get up close to the wonders of the natural world but also helps play a big part in saving the animals. From pink-tailed sharks to red-eyed tree frogs, laughing kookabura to frilled lizards, giraffe-nosed catfishes to bat-eared foxes – the 140-acre park is home to over 250 exotic and endangered species, ( not including crime writers) in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.

Pre-booking is essential. Please call 01962 777966 / 777936 or email events@marwell.org.uk. 10% discount for Annual Pass Holders - exclusive price of £37.35 per adult. For non Annual Pass holders the cost is £41.50 or visit http://www.marwell.org.uk/planning_your_day/whats_on.asp?css=1.

Hope some of you can make it.