Tim and Suzie are joined in One Tree Books by bestselling author Kate Mosse.

Suzie’s backlisted choice is Kate’s ghostly Christmas love story, set after the horrors of the First World War, The Winter Ghosts. With a short extract read by son, actor Felix Mosse.

She is published in over 40 countries. Playwright, broadcaster, defender of live theatre and libraries; champion of women’s creativity. Kate is the Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction – the largest annual celebration of women’s writing in the world – and sits on the Executive Committee of Women of the World – and she was awarded an OBE in 2013.

Settle with a comforting drink and join Suzie and Kate as they catch up with news.

(L – R) Suzie, Tim, producer John and Kate

The books discussed in the December edition are:

What Tim is reading

  • The Englishman at War by James Holland
  • My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Suzie’s book is:

  • The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale
  • Dancing with the Octopus by Deborah Harding

Also Mentioned were books by Kate Mosse:

The Winter Ghosts

The Burning Chambers and The City of Tears, both due out in January 2021

Talking Books and Talking Books Cafe

The full length programme will be on the middle Monday of every month at 8pm, when Suzie and Tim O’Kelly of One Tree Books will talk about what’s coming up; what they are currently enjoying and past favourites. There will be interviews (and do join in the chat via the website). A new addition is a shorter programme called Talking Books Cafe which will be aired two weeks after the main editions, when Suzie and Tim round up the very latest book news and gossip about film, box sets, tv, audiobooks etc. Both formats are available as podcasts.