|Wight Words||February 13, 2015 – 7.30PM||Quay Arts,15 Sea Street, Newport, IOW||Joan will be reading from all four books, from humour to spine-chilling terror. Always an interesting line up of talented wordsmiths and musicians. Be great to see you there.|
|From Chick Lit to Killer Thrillers||February 21, 2015 – 12:30PM & February 21, 2015 – 1:30PM||Mrs Middleton’s , Avenue Road, Freshwater, IOW||Hear how a killer turned Joan into a thriller writer. Joan will read from her 3, 5* books: ‘very, very funny’, I AM ELLA. BUY ME’, ‘terrifying’, THE KILLING OF MUMMY’S BOY and ‘mesmerising’ GUILT.And she’ll throw in some celebrity anecdotes from her days as an 80s Adgirl in Soho’s mad, bad Adland.
Come and enjoy!
|Tea with Ella at Patisserie Valerie||February 25, 2015 – 11:00AM & February 25, 2015 06:00PM||Patisserie Valerie, Old Compton Street, London||Joan will be signing copies of ‘I am Ella. Buy me’ in this iconic Soho Patisserie. Come and discover where Ella met Adam and enjoy her treat of choice – almond croissants!|
|Soho’s mad, bad 80s Adland with Ella at Pat Vals||February 25, 2015 – 06:00PM & February 25, 2015 – 07:01PM||Patisserie Valerie, Old Compton Street, London||I am a ginger tom. I am a boy racer. I am a housewife. I am a pain in the arse.’Meet Ella David, a girl in a man’s world – 80s Adland in sexy, sexist Soho when money trumped morals and lust was a must. Where better to hear author, Joan Ellis read from ‘I AM ELLA. BUY ME’ than Ella’s spiritual home, Patisserie Valerie. Come and discover where she met Adam and the joys of the ultimate almond croissant.
Joan will also be sharing celebrity anecdotes from her experiences as an 80s Adgirl.
|Purbeck Literary Festival – Crime at the Castle. Author Signing||February 27, 2015 – 12:00PM & February 27, 2015 – 05:00PM||Blanchards Book Shop, 35 Station Road, Swanage||As part of The Purbeck Literary Festival Joan will be signing copies of her two new 5* psychological thrillers: The Killing of Mummy’s Boy and Guilt. Meet the author, who met a killer who showed her the workings of a criminal mind. She went from chick lit writer to crime writer. Chilling.|
|Purbeck Literary Festival – Crime at the Castle||February 28, 2015 – 06:00PM||Durlston Castle, Durlston Country Park, Swanage||Enjoy a night of crime, over drinks, with writers, Joan Ellis and Lee Compton. Discover how a killer turned Joan into a thriller writer, penning THE KILLING OF MUMMY’S BOY and GUILT. Recently launched to five star reviews, both books have been described as ‘terrifying’
|Women’s History Month||March 17, 7.30-9pm||Wanstead Library, Redbridge||
‘A Woman’s Wit, Wisdom and Pratfalls’ Joan’s wry take on a woman’s lot from 60s -90s. What’s changed?