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

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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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New Edition, New Cover

News klaxon!! All My Lies Are True has a brand new cover for paperback! I love the hardback cover (the model Jocelyn is as lovely as she is beautiful) but we’ve decided to change things up on the cover front. Have you noticed that a lot of books that come out in hardback change when they come to paperback? Sometimes with only a few changes like the Tell Me Your Secret hardback…

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What Black Panther did for me

I’d been waiting on the Black Panther film since I saw Captain America: Civil War in 2016. I’ve always been a comic book fan and have indulged my love with the movies over the years. So when it was released in February 2018, I walked into the cinema excited to see what the latest Marvel offering would bring . . . and walked out two-and-a-half hours later, a woman transformed. B…

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My Books

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All My Lies Are True

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 thought there’d be comfort in his voice but no, it makes it real, makes it terrifying.

‘He’s at my flat,’ I whisper. ‘I think I killed him.’

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Tell Me Your 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 with her life.

But when The Blindfolder starts hunting down his past victims, Pieta realises she may finally be forced to tell her deepest secrets to stay alive . . .

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The Brighton Mermaid

Her murder was only the beginning...

Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears.

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Watch the trailer for my latest book

Here's the trailer for All My Lies Are True, the sequel to my novel, The Ice Cream Girls. Enjoy!

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