Catherine Jinks author of The Dark Mountain (and 30 other books) talks about researching family history and writing novels at Orange City Library on Saturday 8 August as part of Frost Fest and National Family History Week. Her novel The Dark Mountain is dedicated to Orange City Library after researching material for her project using the Local Studies Collection. Her book is about the Atkinson/McNeilly family and has links to Orange. Based on the true story of a colonial family, this compelling tale features a memorable cast of characters, including Australia's first female novelist and one of the country's earliest, most notorious serial killers. Meet author Catherine Jinks on Saturday 8 August from 12pm 1.30pm. Please book your place by calling 6393 8132.