Chat with Author Caroline Doherty de Novoa

When: Monday, July 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Where: Main Chatroom

Caroline Doherty de Novoa was born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Over the years she has called Bogotá, Manchester, Madrid, Oxford and London home. She has worked as both a lawyer and a teacher; she is now a writer and an entrepreneur. Her home is wherever she and her husband Juan are together.

She is a Director and founding partner of Hotel Trail. Hotel Trail’s mission is to see thriving hotels and happy guests.

Her first novel, Dancing with Statues was published by Papen Press in early 2013. She is currently working on her second. She also writes about hotels and travel in various industry publications.

"Dancing with Statues" by Caroline Doherty de Novoa

Will our history always define us?

What does it take to move on from a tragic past?

These are questions Laura has been avoiding since that day ten years ago when her mother took her own life, when Laura was just a teenager. Until she meets Miguel, a Colombian lawyer investigating a bombing that took place days before her mother’s death, towards the end of the Northern Irish “Troubles”.

Initially, his love gives her hope for a brighter future. But when he starts delving into the past, asking questions about her mother and the circumstances surrounding her death, their relationship begins to unravel and Laura is finally forced to revisit her family’s history in search of answers of her own.

Dancing with Statues is available from: Amazon (Europe), Amazon (US), Create Space (US) and selected bookstores in Ireland.

Click HERE to read an excerpt.

** All members of The Wild Geese who participate in the live chat with Caroline by asking a question will be entered into a drawing for one of five copies of "Dancing with Statues." **

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Tags: Americas, Chat, Literature, Members, Troubles

Comment by Pamela Boyd Shields on July 22, 2013 at 5:54pm

The excerpt was very good. I will have to get a copy of the book!


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