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Lauren Chater author talk

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Historical fiction author, Lauren Chater, will join us to discuss her new release, The Beauties. Emilia Lennox loses everything after her husband’s lands and title are confiscated. Her beauty is her best bargaining chip with the only man who can restore their fortunes: King Charles II himself. 

After the talk, there will be wine and nibbles and a chance to meet the author for a book signing.



Lauren Chater is the author of the historical novels The Lace Weaver, Gulliver's Wife, and The Winter Dress, as well as the baking compendium Well Read Cookies – Beautiful Biscuits Inspired by Great Literature. In 2018 she was awarded a grant by the Neilma Sidney Literary Fund to travel to the Netherlands to research her third novel The Winter Dress, inspired by a real 17th century gown found off the Dutch coast in 2014. She has made appearances at the Brisbane Writers Festival, Storyfest, the Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival and the Tamar Valley Writers’ Festival, as well as many others. She is currently completing her Masters of Cultural Heritage through Deakin University. Her latest novel, The Beauties, was published in April 2024.

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