Ely Book Launch For Patrick Lennon’s Corn Dolls

April 19th see the book launch of Corn Dolls, a chilling and atmospheric debut from an exciting new talent in crime fiction, Patrick Lennon.

Image: Corn Dolls

Set in Cambridge and surrounding fenland, Corn Dolls begins for detectives Tom Fletcher and Sal Moresby with what looks like a very bloody accident in a farm machinery showroom, and reaches back into the past – his own and that of the local police force – before slamming into the present with all the force of the most up-to-date criminal power in the world. Crackling with secrets and surprises, packed with haunting landscapes and haunted characters, freighted with the hot, thundery atmosphere of a Cambridge summer and the inevitable paying-out of past betrayals.

There will be a book launch event at Topping & Co bookshop, 9 High Street, Ely on Wednesday May 8th where you can come and meet debut author Patrick Lennon. There will be a wine reception.

To reserve a ticket contact the bookshop: 01353 645005 or email: ely@toppingbooks.co.uk.

Ely Online will be reviewing the book shortly.

Cambridge in a blistering summer. The famous colleges shimmer in the heat. Beyond the City, the fens lie quite. Waiting.

Patrick Lennon grew up in Cambridge and has lived in Thailand, Italy, France and Mexico. Today he splits his time between his young family, his writing and running his own business. Corn Dolls is Patrick’s first novel. He lives near Reading and is available for interview. For further information visit Patrick’s website.

1 reply
  1. Pete Squires
    Pete Squires says:

    A great book this – I noticed it in hardback last year. The writer obviously knows the Ely area inside out, in more ways than one. Definitely a good read.

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