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Debut NZ author, Rose Carlyle, stuns the world

News Summed Up 2020-08-01 05:30:00

Two years ago, Rose Carlyle was living in a house with a collapsing ceiling, looking after four teenagers, and writing her first novel early in the morning before going to work. “I’m a nobody,” insists Rose Carlyle. But those who’ve read her thriller, The Girl in the Mirror, have very different ideas and see Carlyle as a new star. Ryan Anderson/Stuff Rose Carlyle, right, with sister Maddie. I think it’ll be okay.”The Girl in the Mirror, by Rose Carlyle (Allen & Unwin, $32.99), is published on August 4.