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The year in books so far!

With September only a few days away I thought I had better hurry up with my blog of the most notable books of 2022 so far! It has been a fantastic year of reading with so many outstanding new releases and here are nine particularly notable ones that I can highly recommend. I don’t know…

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Esther’s Children published May 2022 by Allen & Unwin

I am excited to share the news that my fourth novel will be published by Allen & Unwin in May 2022. It’s another Second World War story and this time I have taken inspiration from the untold story of the extraordinary life of Esther Simpson, who helped rescue thousands of academic refugees from death and…

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When We Meet Again published in the US

By turns heartbreaking and hopeful, When We Meet Again is an aching and unforgettable exploration of the bonds that buoy us during our darkest hours.  “When We Meet Again is a poignant and absorbing novel about a young woman editor personally devastated by the historically true practice of “baby farming” during World War II-era London. Caroline Beecham’s emotional…

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When We Meet Again – US debut July 2021

“Books about the power of stories to bring people together and nourish their spirits are my favourite kind. So it was with much joy that I read WHEN WE MEET AGAIN, a wonderful tribute to all things bookish. But it is also a compelling exploration of a heartbreaking and little known aspect of wartime life….

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