Alrene Hughes is a Bury-based writer. Her books, Martha’s Girls, The Golden Sisters and A Song in my Heart, have a wide and loyal readership.
Alrene’s latest novel The Girl in the Pink Raincoat (published by Head of Zeus) is set in Manchester and Bury in the Second World War. While researching the novel, she was surprised to come across the notorious history of Warth Mills. The hardships and tragedies the internees suffered were documented, but what about their families, friends, sweethearts? We can only imagine…
This event offers readers the chance to listen to Alrene share extracts from her latest novel and talk about what inspired her to write it.
Refreshments will be provided.