Former Louth reporter Tessa Harris writes The Anatomist’s Apprentice

A FORMER reporter on the old Louth Standard newspaper has written her first thriller.

Tessa Harris (nee Pennell) was born and brought up in Louth and was a reporter on the paper from 1982 to 1985, before moving to London.

Her parents Patsy and Geoffrey Pennell lived in Fotherby until 1996.

She has secured a three book publishing deal and her first novel The Anatomist’s Apprentice will be out in the US next month.