Frontlist | Mosse joined by Moyes, Child and Evaristo for tour event
Kate Mosse will be interviewed by Jojo Moyes and joined by writers including Lee Child and Bernardine Evaristo as part of a tour to promote her new novel, The City of Tears (Mantle).
Mosse’s new book, the second historical epic in her The Burning Chambers series, is released on Tuesday (19th January).
On Wednesday (20th January), an online event with FANE Productions will see Mosse and Moyes joined by “Game of Thrones” star Indira Varma, who will read from the novel.
Mosse will also be launching a campaign to remember key women within history; the initiative sees her joined in an online by writers Paula Hawkins, Lee Child, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Madeline Miller, Ken Follett, Bernardine Evaristo, Damian Barr, Sara Collins, Kate Williams and Anita Anand. The event will jointly celebrate the publication of The City of Tears on both sides of the Atlantic, with Waterstones supporting in the UK and Poisoned Pen in the US.
A second event, hosted by Pan Macmillan, will take place on 28th January. This event will specifically celebrate the special edition sold exclusively by independent bookshops. Everyone who purchases a copy of the special edition will receive a link through which they can register to a unique event. It will see Mosse interviewed by the BBC broadcaster Kate Derham, and ticket holders will also be transported to Amsterdam, the main setting for the book, where Mosse will take them on a unique virtual walking tour of the city, visiting the historical sites featured within the novel.
Mosse will also be speaking at events online and offline across the UK throughout the year, and her tour will be supported by key press, including BBC Radio 4 “Open Book”, interviews in the Guardian G2, the Mail, the Telegraph and the Sunday Times.
Publication will also be supported by a mass-market advertising campaign, including radio, print, partnerships and a special series read-along with The Pigeonhole.
Source: The Book Seller