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

Dorothy Koomson Tell Me Your Secret

Buy my latest book: Tell Me Your Secret


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

All My Lies Are True

The blurb says . . . I can’t imagine Mum’s face when I tell her. When I start to explain what I’ve done . . . and why I had to do it. My phone starts to flash with a silent incoming call. The S.O.S I was desperate for. ‘What’s happened?’ he asks. I tho …

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Watch the trailer for my latest book

I recently filmed a series of short videos to give you a little insight into TELL ME YOUR SECRET. It’s all about the book’s characters, settings and my writing process. This is the first episode where I talk about the storyline. Enjoy!

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Dorothy Says

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Find My Verity

Headline launches open casting call for the new Dorothy Koomson audiobook to bring more black voices to audiobook narration . . . Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched an open casting call to find a new narrator for the audio edition of Dorothy Ko …

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The Thing About Revenge. . .

In Tell Me Your Secret, one of the characters is out for revenge. Is she justified or will she be damaging herself and everyone around her?  ‘Revenge is a dish best served cold’ I think that’s the revenge quote I have heard most over the years. And it’ …

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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

An Evening with Dorothy Koomson

26 February, 2020
Central Library, Bexleyheath, Townley Road, Bexleyheath DA6 7HJ


15 March, 2020
Brown’s Courtrooms, 82-84 St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AG