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

Dorothy Koomson Tell Me Your Secret

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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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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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My Books

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Dorothy Says

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Mothering Heights

Read this guest post by Sharon Wright about her book, The Mother of the Brontës: When Maria Met Patrick I wrote the book that could never be written. Writing it took over my whole life for a long while but The Mother of the Brontës: When Maria Met Patr …

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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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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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