Author to speak at literary festival
0 Have your say A best-selling author who was born in Ponteland will be sharing her successes at a festival next week.
Louise Ross, who writes as LJ Ross, will be at Berwick Literary Festival, which runs from Thursday, October 20, to Sunday, October 23.
Ms Ross, who grew up in Ponteland, knocked Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train off the top spot in the Amazon bestsellers list with her debut novel Holy Island.
The lawyer-turned-author has now sold more than 500,000 books in just 18 months, 1,000 copies every day, earning her more than she was making as a regulatory lawyer in London.
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