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

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

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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Would You Survive A Serial Killer?

In Tell Me Your Secret, one of the characters survives a weekend with a serial killer. Would you manage to make it out alive? When I was researching Tell Me Your Secret, I read a lot about what it takes to survive a traumatic experience. In case you do …

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So THAT was 2019

I don’t normally document my year, I usually move on and will sometimes talk about my hopes for coming 12 months. But 2019 has been something of a wild ride and I had to get some of it down just so I could read it and weep or laugh. The last 12 months …

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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


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

An Evening with Dorothy Koomson

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