Patti Miller launches Claire Corbett's Watch Over Me

Date: Saturday 6th May, 3pm

Location: Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba St, Katoomba, NSW 2780

Join Patti Miller in conversation with Claire Corbett for the launch of Claire's second novel, WATCH OVER ME, a contemporary thriller of rebellion and surrender, love and war.

The pressure of my blood, the beat of my heart, is a message to you. You read each second of my body's life.

It is the present day. The foggy northern city of Port Angelsund is under occupation by the soldiers of Garrison. Sylvie is a young woman just trying to survive. When she is singled out for punishment at a Garrison checkpoint, a young lieutenant rescues her from torture. Though she knows the terrible risks of collaboration, she cannot stop herself from falling in love. Watched by Garrison’s vast machinery of surveillance, Sylvie discovers she is also under the protective and suspicious gaze of her lover.

When her older brother returns on a terrorist mission that will throw the city into chaos, Sylvie’s loyalties are tested beyond breaking point. Her deep bond with her brother and her illicit passion for her Garrison officer are loves that cannot coexist. Whatever she does is betrayal.

In the spirit of Hiroshima Mon Amour and Suite Francaise, this sensual and heart-breaking novel brings the classic conflicts of war and occupation, devotion and treachery, up to the present minute. While the unimaginable power of modern warfare advances, Watch Over Me reminds us that the things at stake—survival, refuge and love—remain the things worth fighting for.

When: Saturday, 6 May 2017, 3.00pm
Where: Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780
Cost: $5.00

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