Friday Reads: This week’s prize round up – part 2

This week was our second week of getting to know the authors on this year’s shortlist. Enjoy! Sheila Rogers, author of The Elusive Madonna Sheila lives with her Geographer husband and a brown dog in rural Somerset, a haven of peace and sanity after twenty years in the classroom teaching French, German, Italian and Critical… Read More Friday Reads: This week’s prize round up – part 2

The Elusive Madonna by Sheila Rogers

It’s the start of another week of getting to know our debut authors and today’s shortlisted author is Sheila Rogers.  What was the initial inspiration for your novel? Avignon. Stand on the bridge at dusk or wander over the backstreet cobbles between ancient, scarred     buildings that guard a wealth of centuries-old frescos and ornamentation; stare, then close your… Read More The Elusive Madonna by Sheila Rogers