JOIN Penarth's Griffin Books and bestselling thriller writer Louise Candlish next Wednesday evening for a discussion of the author's latest novel The Other Passenger, newly published by Simon & Schuster. Candlish is the author of 13 novels, including Our House, winner of the British Book Awards 2019 Crime & Thriller Book of the Year and shortlisted for several other awards.

A bestseller in paperback, ebook and audiobook, it is in development for a major TV series with Red Planet Pictures.

Those People, a novel about the neighbours from hell, is out now in paperback and reached #2 on the Sunday Times bestseller list.

This online event forms part of Griffin Books' ongoing programme of author visits which continue on a weekly basis through end of July.


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"Bringing popular authors to the town to meet readers is an important part of our service", said shop owner Mel Griffin.

"While sadly we can't do that in person at present, we've been able to move our event schedule online, making it accessible to an even wider audience."

Confirmed guest authors for the remainder of July include Natalie Haynes, Rachel Joyce and Simon Mayo.

Mel will be interviewing Louise Candlish via Zoom video call at 8pm on Wednesday, July 8.

Tickets cost £5 and include a discount on book purchases.

To find out more and book tickets, visit: or call 029 2070 6455.

Griffin Books is now open to customers Monday to Saturday between 10am and 12pm, while continuing to offer an online ordering and home delivery, plus a new click and collect service.

Visit to find out more.