Friday, October 25, 2013
BESTSELLING BRITISH AUTHOR TO VISIT NEW ZEALAND
Martina Cole - Photographer credit Charlotte Murphy
Martina Cole, the queen of crime fiction, is set to visit New Zealand as part of the tour to promote her latest title Revenge ($37.99 RRP, on sale October 29, Hachette NZ).
Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy an evening with the superstar author at the Upper Hutt Cossie Club on Wednesday 13 November or attend an intimate dinner at Amisfield Winery & Bistro on Thursday 14 November
The evenings will see Martina discussing her incredible career, which encompasses 20 bestselling novels.
She’ll also talk about her unusual rise to fame. Martina was married at 16 and divorced a year later, became a single mother at 18 and struggled to make ends meet, bringing up her son in a run-down council flat. At 21 she lost both her parents within six months of each other and it was around that time she started working on what would become her debut novel, Dangerous Lady.
A decade later that book sold for what was, at the time, a record breaking advance. It became an instant bestseller and Martina has gone on to enjoy immense success with over 11 million copies of her books sold worldwide.