A local author who has recently released her first novel is already receiving great accolade for the novel based heavily in the region, with the book proving popular with a great range of ages.
The Stalker’s Song is a fast paced crime thriller set between the North East of England and Barbados. Featuring main character, widow Carol Bannington, the pages twist and turn between grief, loss, murder, violence, fear and horror alongside the support of two police forces, friends and family.
Georgia E Brown has used her life experience and her love of writing to produce The Stalker’s Song, her first novel, to be enjoyed by all but especially crime thriller aficionados. Those from the region will enjoy the reference to well known landmarks and familiar locations. The business woman turned author has used her people skills to great advantage in developing the characters in this extremely enjoyable novel.
Born and bred near Whitley Bay in North East England, she started life in a poor family, and had to leave school early to work to help bring in money. Married at just 17, she went onto self educate herself with night classes and eventually gained her degree and a MCIPD status at Newcastle University.
She then enjoyed a career where she specialised in HR but also incorporated entrepreneurial ventures including part ownership of local businesses, the setting up of a management consultancy and founding an investment group.
Georgia said: “I got the idea to write the book a number of years ago, and as life has calmed down recently I started getting serious about it. The story is about a North East woman who goes on holiday to Barbados to recover after losing her husband, and she is plunged into a nightmare by an unknown stalker, from whom there seems no escape. The feedback since launching has been incredible, sales are doing very well and I will be holding a number of book signing events across the region in the coming months. Georgia also spent a number of years a mentor for The Princes Trust. She currently concentrates on her writing and managing a portfolio of property. She also volunteers at a local primary school, helping children develop their reading skills on a regular basis.