Handcuffs, Truncheon and a Polyester Thong

Gina Kirkham

Hoylake born Gina Kirkham has turned her hand to writing after retiring from her career as a police officer with Merseyside Police serving on the Wirral.

Her debut novel ‘Handcuffs, Truncheon and a Polyester Thong’ has already received 5* advanced pre-publication reviews.

A launch will be held on the publication day, Thursday 18th May 6.30pm at Waterstones Liverpool One, featuring Luca Veste, author of the Murphy and Rossi crime books who will be hosting an ‘In Conversation… with Gina.’

Local Actor and Playwright Lynne Fitzgerald will be reading from the book as the main character, Mavis Upton. Tickets are available either in store or online.

Gina will also be holding book signings at Linghams Booksellers, Heswall on Saturday 20th May at 1.00pm and at a Charity Luncheon to be held at The Lawns, Thornton Hall on Monday 22nd May at 12noon in aid of Radio City Cash for Kids and Incubabies.

Tickets are £35 per person and include drinks on arrival, lunch, an entertaining Q&A with Radio City’s fabulous Claire Simmo and a signed copy of Handcuffs, Truncheon and a Polyester Thong.

Tickets are available from Mandy on 07973 522090.