Blog Tour: The Moment She Left – Susan Lewis


Welcome to The Moment She Left blog tour!

Today I am pleased to have Susan Lewis, author of The Moment She Left stop by to talk about her research trip to New Zealand earlier this year for the next book in the series of No Child of Mine and Don’t Let Me Go….

“I’ve just returned from one of the most inspiring and wonderful research trips I’ve made in a long time. Of course all that fabulous New Zealand wine made it doubly enjoyable! It was all go most of the time, and I developed a love for Hawkes Bay that would see me living thee if it were only possible. Since returning I’ve been fully immersed in the new book (one way of staying in NZ), which is a follow up to No Child of Mine and Don’t Let Me Go.

I’ve had so many requests for this book that I can only hope that everyone ends up enjoying revisiting these characters as much as I have. Though, as you might expect, it’s not all plain sailing for Charlotte and Chloe, nor for Anthony who now has a vineyard, and is so desirable… Well, you’ll find out soon enough.

Keri Keri, in the Bay of Islands, is one of my favourite places. I did a few signings while we were there; it was such a delight to meet so many readers who had enjoyed my books! We also took a trip to Rainbow Falls, a stunning waterfall just outside of Keri Keri, and of course we had to revisit Chloe’s beach, which is in the bay you might remember from Don’t Let Me Go.

The time was packed with all sorts of research including fancy dinners in the world famous Wineries of Craggy Range, Mission Hills and of course Black Barn. I’ve found so much about wine-making that I’ve offered to take over from Dave McKee at Black Barn should he ever want to go on holiday!

The trip was rounded off with a stay in Wellington with friends whose gorgeous home overlooks the bay and then on to Lake Taupo which provided even more inspiration so it too will appear in the new story.

All in all it was a really fabulous trip, do keep an eye out for more on the new book, which will be published early next year!”

About The Moment She Left

Published: 28th July 2016 (Century)

The Moment She Left hb jacket

Kesterly-on-Sea is full of secrets.

Some are darker than others; many are shameful. One is even deadly.

Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is breaking up. So when a young female student disappears without trace, she throws herself into the search.

Meanwhile, the town’s beloved Rowzee Cayne has just discovered that she is terminally ill, and doesn’t want to burden her family and friends with the news.

Andee and Rowzee don’t know it yet, but their journeys are going to help them uncover a secret. One that is going to affect them more than they could ever imagine.

I’m reading this at the moment and really enjoying it so look out for a review later this month!

About the author (courtesy of Amazon UK)

Susan Lewis
Author Photography copyright: Colin Thomas (2011)

Susan Lewis is the bestselling author of thirty-five novels. She is also the author of Just One More Day and One Day at a Time, the moving memoirs of her childhood in Bristol. She lives in Gloucestershire.

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Susan is a supporter of the breast cancer charity Breast Cancer Care: and of the childhood bereavement charity Winston’s Wish:

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