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Film & TV news

Not sure if you saw the news that the screen rights for Tell Me Your Secret have been optioned by Silver Milk and Nicholas Pinnock, who played Doctor Evan in the TV version of The Ice Cream Girls.

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It’s Nearly Here . . .

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All My Lies Are True

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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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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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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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Book 16 is . . .

I’ve been working on Book number 16 for a number of months. This book is different to my other books and, actually, exactly the same for many, many reasons. I really hope you enjoy it. The secret’s out, but if you haven’t already seen it, here’s the ne …

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A Different Flavour of Title

I’m often asked if would I go back and revise anything I have written in my previous books. It’s a tempting thought, but even if I could, I wouldn’t. Admittedly, there are elements to my previous stories that I wouldn’t have written in the same way wer …

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