On Mondays (bi-weekly) afternoons Leeds Combined Arts provide a Book Group. This take place at The Meanwood Institute Green Road, Meanwood LS6 4LD.
This is made up of a small group of people who enjoy reading aloud. All reading is done within the 2 hour session which includes a 15 minute break for refreshments. All who wish, have a turn to read a chapter aloud, however members are also welcome to come along and listen if they do not wish to read.
New Book commencing Monday 16th September 2019 at 3.00 p.m.
Leeds, England. October, 1897. Superintendent Harper is proud of his wife Annabelle. She’s one of seven women selected to stand for election as a Poor Law Guardian. But even as the campaign begins, Annabelle and the other female candidates start to receive anonymous letters from someone who believes a woman’s place lies firmly in the home.
The threats escalate into outright violence when an explosion rips through the church hall where Annabelle is due to hold a meeting – with fatal consequences. The only piece of evidence Harper has is a scrap of paper left at the scene containing a fragment from an old folk song. But what is its significance?
As polling day approaches and the attacks increase in menace and intensity, Harper knows he’s in a race against time to uncover the culprit before more deaths follow. With the lives of his wife and daughter at risk, the political becomes cruelly personal …
All reading takes place in two hours slot, including a break.
Entrance £3.00 including refreshments. All welcome to read or just sit and listen to others. Further details contact Carol on 07708 230333.