Shelley Harris was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1967, to a South African mother and a British father. She has worked, among other things, as a teacher, a reporter, a mystery shopper and a bouncer at a teen disco. When she is not writing, she volunteers at her local Oxfam bookshop, helping customers find just the right book. Her first novel, Jubilee, was a Richard & Judy Book Club choice, a Top 10 bestseller and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.
To celebrate the publication of Vigilante in paperback, author Shelley Harris sat down with her literary agent Jo to talk superheros and parenting teenagers.
We asked a few questions of Shelley Harris, the author of Vigilante, to get to know her a bit better.
To celebrate National Reading Group Day on 20th June we’re giving away reading group sets of this summer’s biggest new fiction titles to book clubs around the country.
Shelly Harris, bestselling author of Jubilee, explains why she chose to celebrate the publication of her new novel Vigilante by giving away some very special underwear.