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November 15, 2020
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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The Good Samaritan Hong Kong Book Launch 新書發布會 —《The Good Samaritan》

Former SCMP journalist CJ Parsons joins us from London for the Hong Kong launch of her first novel, a gripping and heart-stopping emotional thriller that’s receiving rave reviews from fans of the genre. When her five-year-old daughter disappears from the park, Carrie’s world shatters and she blames herself. What if her inability to read facial expressions has put her child in danger? When a stranger brings Sofia home Carrie should be relieved, but are those who have offered their help really the good Samaritans they seem… or has Carrie missed the warning signs? CJ discusses plotting suspense and drawing inspiration from her crime reporting experience with Kate Whitehead, author of true crime books Hong Kong Murders and After Suzie: Sex in South China.  CJ Parson will join virtually. In ENGLISH, and available online 24 hours later with CHINESE subtitles. 

Click here to buy ‘The Good Samaritan’ by CJ Parsons.

前SCMP記者CJ Parsons即將在香港發佈她第的一本出版書籍,這部扣人心弦的驚悚小說,深受書迷愛戴,好評如潮。故事講述主角嘉莉的世界因她五歲女兒的消失而面臨崩塌,而自己的情緒認知障礙可能讓孩子處於危險之中,自責不已。當一個陌生人把索菲亞帶回家時,嘉莉理應松一口氣,但那會是一個好心人的主動幫助,或是一個警告信號?在這個發佈會,CJ將會分享她從犯罪書籍《Hong Kong Murders》《After Suzie: Sex in South China》的作家Kate Whitehead中汲取犯罪小說寫作技巧和靈感的經歷。CJ Parson 將會線上參與。節目以英語進行, 中文字幕將於24小時後提供在線上觀看。

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CJ Parsons was born in Britain and raised in Canada. She worked as a newspaper journalist at Toronto’s Globe and Mail before moving to Hong Kong, where she became a reporter and columnist for the South China Morning Post.

Kate Whitehead grew up in Africa and then Hong Kong. She holds a BA (Warwick) and MA in Literature (Sussex) and is the author of two Hong Kong crime books, After Suzie and Hong Kong Murders.