The House on Half Moon Street and Off-Island
Sunday, 7 April 2019, 2:00pm | St Cross College |£7 – £12.50
Debut novelists Alex Reeve and Marlene Hauser discuss their writing and their new novels The House on Half Moon Street and Off-Island.
Hauser’s Off-Island is the story of wealthy Krista Bourne and her decision whether to continue with a pregnancy. The novel focuses on the emotional pain of abortion and the healing process. Hauser is a writer living in Oxford. She has edited The Writer’s New York City Source Book and has a master of fine arts in creative writing from Columbia University.
Reeves’s The House on Half Moon Street features transgender Victorian coroner’s assistant Leo Stanhope and his efforts to uncover a killer without threatening his own future. Reeve is a university lecturer. His second novel featuring Leo Stanhope, The Anarchists’ Club, is published in May.