12-14 Sept 2024, State Library of NSW


Catherine du Peloux Menagé in conversation with

Suzanne Leal:
The Watchful Wife

WHEN: Thursday 27 July 6.30 pm

Join us for a talk by author Suzanne Leal in conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menage to discuss her new book The Watchful Wife, a provocative novel about love, faith and courage from the bestselling author of The Teacher’s Secret.

(18+ event, alcohol will be served.)

‘Suzanne Leal’s books always grab me from the very first sentence and The Watchful Wife is no exception. It is intriguing, engaging and deeply moving from beginning to end. I loved Ellen from the first moment I met her.’ Jane Caro, author of The Mother

Suzanne Leal in conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menagé about The Watchful Wife

The Watchful Wife

Raised by her severe parents in a punitive and authoritarian church, Ellen’s narrow world opens up is Gordon, a fellow teacher. Three years later, two police officers accuse Gordon of a shocking crime and arrest him. Ellen steadfastly refuses to believe Gordon has done anything wrong. She will have to fight to protect him in a test of love, courage and faith.
Pictures Chris Pavlich Photography for Waverley Council.

Suzanne Leal

Suzanne Leal is the author of novels Running With IvanThe Teacher’s Secret, Border Street and The Deceptions, for which she won the Nib People’s Choice Prize and was shortlisted for the Davitt Awards and the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award. A legal member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, board director of BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival and interviewer and facilitator at literary and corporate events, Suzanne is the online host of Thursday Book Club.

BAD People: Catherine Du Peloux Menagé

Catherine du Peloux Menagé

Catherine du Peloux Menagé is the Artistic Director of BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival 

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