Australian author to visit Forbes library

Forbes book lovers have the opportunity to meet author Felicity McLean when she tours the central west next month.

Author Felicity McLean will be at the Forbes Library in August.

Author Felicity McLean will be at the Forbes Library in August.

Her book The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone was chosen as the book for the One Library, One Book project where 200 copies were distributed to the community to involve everyone in a book club.

She will be at the Forbes Library on Tuesday, August 6 from 2pm.

You need to book online via Eventbrite.com or call 6852 1463 if you wish to attend.

Ms McLean has become an international publishing sensation with rights to The Van Apfel Girls are Gone sold in the US, UK and Spain and France.

Part mystery, part coming of age story The Van Apfel Girls are Gone is set in a distant suburb on the encroaching bushland, over the long to summer of 1992. It's the summer of the school's Showstopper concert. The summer Tikka never forgot. The summer the Van Apfel sisters disappeared.

Ms McLean is a writer and a journalist.

Her writing has appeared in The Good Weekend, the Daily Telegraph, the Herald-Sun, the Big Issue and more.

Her book Body Lengths was co-written with Olympian Leisel Jones. It won the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards 'Readers Choice' for Small Publisher Adult Book of the Year. As a ghostwriter Felicity has collaborated with celebrities, sports stars and business leaders.

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