Interview with Bethany Jane Askew

Author of I Know You, Don’t I?

Bethany Askew is the author of eight novels: The Time Before, The World Within, Out of Step, Counting the Days, Poppy’s Seed, I Know You, Don’t I?, Three Extraordinary Years and The Two Saras (Runner Up in the Bookends Prize, Lakeland Book Of the Year 2021)
Bethany likes to write about women’s lives, their role in society, their position as wife and mother and the impact of marriage, children and divorce on family dynamics.
Two further women’s fiction novels are due to be published in 2022 and 2023 and she is currently working on a new one.

Bethany lives in Somerset where she was born and brought up. She is married and has four grown-up children and seven grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys reading, listening to music, walking, the theatre, voluntary work and dancing.

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When Carly Spurway is mistaken for old school friend Caroline Westminster, she has the chance to re-invent her life. As the lines between fantasy and reality become blurred, the web of deceit Carly weaves around herself for protection threatens instead to trap her. But what has happened in her past to make Carly want to escape? And is Caroline’s life as perfect as Carly thinks it is?This story explores how well we really know the people we have relationships with; the different versions of the truth we tell ourselves and others; and the impact of the past on the present.