An evening with CJ Cooke

An evening with CJ Cooke

An evening with CJ Cooke

  • Oct 11, 2023, 7:00 pm
  • Rare Birds Book Shop
Regular price £5.00

We're so excited to welcome CJ Cooke to store to celebrate the publication of her chilling gothic thriller, A Haunting in the Arctic. 

CJ's novel The Lighthouse Witches is a Rare Birds Book Club pick and an all-time customer favourite; we can't wait to sit down with her and discuss her latest book. Don't miss it! 

Tickets are £5 and can be redeemed against any purchase on the evening of the event. 

About the book

Something has walked the floors of the Ormen for over a century.

Something that craves revenge...

1901. On board the Ormen, a whaling ship battling through the unforgiving North Sea, Nicky Duthie awakes. Attacked and dragged there against her will, it’s just her and the crew – and they’re all owed something only she can give them.

1973. Decades later, when the ship is found still drifting across the ocean, it’s deserted. Just one body is left on board, his face and feet mutilated, his cabin locked from the inside. Everyone else has vanished. Now, as urban explorer Dominique travels into the near-permanent darkness of the northernmost tip of Iceland, to the final resting place of the Ormen’s wreck, she’s determined to uncover the ship’s secrets. But she’s not alone. Something is here with her. And it’s seeking revenge...

About the author 

C.J. Cooke is an acclaimed, award-winning poet, novelist and academic with numerous other publications written under the name of Carolyn Jess-Cooke. Her work has been published in twenty-three languages to date. Born in Belfast, C.J. has a PhD in Literature from Queen’s University, Belfast, and is currently Reader in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow, where she researches creative writing interventions for mental health. C.J. Cooke lives in Glasgow with her husband and four children. @CJessCooke

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