Glasgow-born actor, singer, dancer, musical theatre performer, writer and television personality John Barrowman, together with his sister and co-author Carole E Barrowman, pay a return visit to The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns at a special event organised by Waterstone’s on Tuesday 10th May from 4.15pm when they will be signing copies of ‘Conjuror’, their new book for teens in the mall...

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Hundreds of book fans flocked to the shopping centre three years ago when the Barrowmans popped in to sign copies of their latest book, and the centre’s management team is anticipating repeat levels of excitement from enthusiastic fans.

Michelle McCabe, Centre Manager at The Avenue, said: “The last time John and Carole were here was without question the most successful book event we’ve ever hosted at The Avenue: we had over 700 enthusiastic fans flock to the mall eager to meet John and Carole in the flesh and snap up their new book.

“I’m sure that these same fans will jump at the opportunity to snap up copies of ‘Conjuror’, the Barrowman’s latest book. ‘Conjuror’ will of course be available to purchase on the day – but fans best arrive early to avoid disappointment!”

In ‘Conjuror’, 17 year-old Rémy Dupree Rush is the last of his kind. He’s a Conjuror, a descendant of an ancient African bloodline that can change reality with music. Seventeen-year-old twins, Matt and Em Calder are the most powerful of their kind. They are Animare, descendants of an ancient order of artists whose imaginations can bring art to life and travel through paintings. Malevolent forces that only a Conjuror can stop are rising in the world. Rémy must enlist the Calder twins help to battle them.

Reaching back to the Spanish Inquisition and the Atlantic slave trade, this supernatural thriller sprints from the streets of Chicago across the rooftops of central London to the art galleries of Glasgow and the highlands of Scotland, ending in a mind-blowing clash in southern Spain where (with help from the artist, Caravaggio) Rémy, Matt and Em confront an evil conceived in chaos at the beginning of time.

John Barrowman MBE is Carole’s wee brother. Both were born in Glasgow before emigrating to the US with their family. John has worked in television, musical theatre and film and starred as Captain Jack Harkness in Torchwood and Doctor Who. He currently plays Malcolm Merlyn in The CW’s Arrow.

Carole E Barrowman is an English Professor and Director of Creative Studies in Writing at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she also writes for a number of publications.

The Avenue Shopping Centre, owned by NewRiver Retail, offers shoppers a warm and welcoming shopping experience conveniently located on the outskirts of Glasgow city centre.

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