Book News

TOGETHER has been named by the BBC as one of the books to look out for in 2017. It will be published 13 July 2017 in hardcover by Orion.

AFTER THE FALL (UK title: FALLING) will be published May 2017 in the USA by St Martin’s Press.

FALLING was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Awards for Contemporary Novel.

WHERE LOVE LIES won Best Romantic Read of 2015, and was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Award for Contemporary Romantic Novel.

DEAR THING was a Richard and Judy Book Club Summer 2014 pick and one of Thomas Cook’s Top Holiday Reads.

2017 Events

3-5 March: Guided retreat with Rowan Coleman and special guest Lizzy Kremer. See my Retreats page for details.

8 March: “The Art of the Rewrite” at Reading Writers, RISC, London Street, Reading. 7 pm.

1-2 April: Write By the Beach conference, Brighton: workshop on “Learning Story Structure From Pixar Films.” More information here.

8 April: Kent Festival of Writing, Whitstable: workshops on “First 100 Words Challenge” and “Using Theme In Your Novel” More information here.

10 May: “Endings” workshop with Igniting Writing teen creative writing group, Wokingham Library.

30 June-6 July: Guided retreat at Chez Castillon, France. See my Retreats page for details.

July: Bookshop road trip tour with Rowan Coleman. Dates and venues TBC.

8-10 September: Festival of Writing, York. Workshops TBC. More details here.

25-29 September: Guided retreat at Retreats For You, Sheepwash, Devon. See my Retreats page for details.

If you’re interested in having me speak to your group or at your event, please get in touch with my publicist, Lauren Woosey at


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