Best-selling author of My Best Friend's Girl, The Ice Cream Girls and The Brighton Mermaid


Hello and welcome to my website! My name is Dorothy and I’m an award-winning novelist. I’m lots of other things, too, but I’m guessing you’re here for the book-related stuff. Feel free to have a look around. I hope you like what you see. And do get in touch – I love to hear from you.

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My Latest Book

Tell Me Your Secret

The blurb says . . . Pieta has a secret Ten years ago, Pieta was kidnapped by a man calling himself The Blindfolder who said he wouldn’t kill her if she kept her eyes closed for 48 hours. She never told anyone what happened to her, vowing to move on wi …

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Watch the trailer for my latest book

This is the trailer for my fifteenth novel, Tell Me Your Secret. Hopefully it will give you a bit of an insight into what the story is all about. Enjoy!

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My Books

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Dorothy Says

All the latest news from my world

Book 16 is . . .

I’ve been working on Book number 16 for a number of months. This book is different to my other books and, actually, exactly the same for many, many reasons. I really hope you enjoy it. The secret’s out, but if you haven’t already seen it, here’s the ne …

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A Different Flavour of Title

I’m often asked if would I go back and revise anything I have written in my previous books. It’s a tempting thought, but even if I could, I wouldn’t. Admittedly, there are elements to my previous stories that I wouldn’t have written in the same way wer …

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Writer’s Notes

Find out what this writer’s life is all about

How do I write my heart out?

From my top writing tips to what is currently sitting on my towering To Be Read pile, catch up on what being a writer is all about for me.

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Find out where you can see me and meet me

Telling Secrets at Shoreham Wordfest

October 1, 2019
Shoreham Library, St. Mary's Road Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5ZA

Fabulous Magazine & Rooftop Book club

June 26, 2019
Rooftop Garden, Carmelite House, London

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