Sat, 02 May|
Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead
CANCELLED Natasha Lester High Tea
Join bestselling author Natasha Lester for a high tea of scones, sandwiches, bubbly & sweets to celebrate the release of her novel, The Paris Secret, an unforgettable story about the lengths people go to protect one another, and a love that, despite everything, lasts a lifetime.
Time & Location
02 May 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street, Newtown NSW, Australia
About The Event
Join bestselling author Natasha Lester for a high tea of scones, sandwiches, bubbly & sweets to celebrate the release of her novel The Paris Secret, an unforgettable story about the lengths people go to protect one another, and a love that, despite everything, lasts a lifetime.
A wardrobe of Dior gowns, a secret kept for sixty-five years, and the three women bound forever by war... from the New York Times bestselling author of The French Photographer.
Bookings essential. Tickets to the High Tea are just $25, or buy a combo ticket + pre-ordered copy of The Paris Secret for $50 - a saving of $8.
Tickets to this event make for the perfect Mother's Day gift! Be quick - our previous High Teas with Natasha have sold out!
About the Book
England, 1939 - Talented pilot Skye Penrose joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister, Liberty, and childhood soulmate Nicholas Crawford, now engaged to enigmatic Frenchwoman Margaux Jourdan.
Paris, 1947 - Designer Christian Dior unveils his extravagant first collection to a world weary of war and grief. He names his debut fragrance, Miss Dior, in tribute to his sister, Catherine, who worked for the French Resistance.
Present Day - Australian fashion conservator Kat Jourdan discovers a secret wardrobe filled with priceless Dior gowns in her grandmother's vacant cottage. As she delves into the mystery, Kat begins to doubt everything she thought she knew about her beloved grandmother.
An unspeakable betrayal will entwine all of their fates.
The Paris Secret is an unforgettable story about the lengths people go to protect one another, and a love that, despite everything, lasts a lifetime.
About the Author
Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive before returning to university to study creative writing. She completed a Master of Creative Arts as well as her first novel, What Is Left Over, After, which won the T.A.G. Hungerford Award for Fiction. Her second novel, If I Should Lose You, was published in 2012, followed by A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald in 2016, Her Mother's Secret in 2017 and the Top 10 Australian and international bestsellers The Paris Seamstress in 2018 and The French Photographer in 2019.
The Age describes Natasha as 'a remarkable Australian talent' and her work has been published in numerous anthologies and journals. In her spare time Natasha loves to teach writing, is a sought-after public speaker, and can often be found playing dress-ups with her three children. She lives in Perth.
High Tea Ticket
Your ticket to the High Tea.
High Tea Ticket + Book
Your ticket to the High Tea, plus a pre-ordered copy of The Paris Secret (a saving of $8).