Watch Video Pitch: Living in Bright Shadows, Novel by Jean Gilhead

“Although on the lean side, it’s incredibly clever and powerful and the characters practically River Dance off the page. It is fascinating to observe the way that the knock on effects of domestic violence – and the fear of its victims – filtered down through the generations.

The story also has so much magic in it when you think about how close our ties really are, and the whole Five Degrees of Separation thing…”