Hawkesbury Library Service will celebrate Women’s History Month on Thursday, 9 March with an appearance by bestselling Australian author Téa Cooper. She will discuss her recently released novel The Butterfly Collector.
Téa’s characters are strong women who, despite many obstacles and social constraints, are determined to forge their own paths. Her latest historical mystery takes the reader on a journey over a fifty-year span, opening with Verity in 1920s Sydney, interspersed with Theodora living in Morpeth in the 1860s.
Theodora aspires to be a nature illustrator. Verity works for a newspaper until she leaves her job to make way for returning soldiers. When she is asked to write the history of an institution for unwed mothers, she uncovers a fifty-year-old mystery. What mystery connects a botanical illustration of a butterfly with a missing baby?
Tickets are $5 and include morning tea. Book via https://hawkesburylibrary.eventbrite.com/ or call 4560 4460.
The event will be held at Hawkesbury Central Library, 300 George Street, Windsor.