Best-selling author of My Best Friend's Girl, The Ice Cream Girls and The Woman He Loved Before


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 your 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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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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Dorothy Says

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 3

Hello! Episode 3 in the TELL ME YOUR SECRET video series is a special competition! You could be in with a chance to win some rather snazzy armwarmers AND get your hands on a limited-edition early reading copy of TELL ME YOUR SECRET! (You can see the pr …

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 2

This is episode 2 in the TELL ME YOUR SECRET video mini series. This time I’m talking about my main character, Pieta, who has a devastating secret, and how #Brighton & #Hove feature in her story… Enjoy! (I honestly tried very hard to keep the tal …

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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

Fabulous Magazine & Rooftop Book club

June 26, 2019
Rooftop Garden, Carmelite House, London

Telling Secrets with Dorothy Koomson

July 11, 2019
Leeds Trinity University