When Cathy Glass first started writing her fostering memoirs in 2007 it broke new ground. No one before had dared to write about the hidden sometimes secretive world of fostering and the social services. Since then Cathy’s books have been constantly in the best-seller charts with 24 books published and over 2.9 million copies sold world-wide. Here she discusses her challenging and rewarding career as a foster carer and author.
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Imagine if you could see inside the minds of everyone around you – your best friend, your boyfriend, your enemies? Bestselling author Kimberly McCreight discusses why she wrote The Outliers the first book in a breathtakingly brilliant new trilogy, packed with tension, romance and thrilling twists and turns.
The Lie by C.L. Taylor was an overnight success, selling over half a million copies in 2015. Here the book’s author talks about her transition from romantic comedies towards something a little darker, and introduces her gripping new book The Missing.
Time Travelling with a Hamster is a truly original debut novel from on extraordinarily talented new voice in children’s fiction. Here the book’s author Ross Welford tells us more about his hilarious, funny and brilliant debut novel.
Fire Colour One is a bold and brilliant novel about love, lies and redemption, from award-winning author, Jenny Valentine – one of the greatest YA voices of her generation. here she talks about the inspiration behind her wonderful and emotional new novel.
The bestselling favourite Lindsey Kelk, provides a glimpse of what’s to come in her next novel We Were on A Break, which will be publishing in October 2016. In the meantime, visit Lindsey’s official author website for more news from Lindsey herself. Her latest book A Girl’s Best Friend is available now!
‘My first children’s book, The Parent Agency, was inspired when my son Ezra, then 8, asked me why Harry Potter didn’t run away from the Dursleys and go and find some better parents. My second book was also inspired by Ezra – I may just have to start paying him royalties – but not by anything he said this time.’
‘Fire Damage, the first in a series of thrillers featuring twenty-nine year old psychologist, Dr Jessie Flynn, is first and foremost a story about families: love and hate, kindness and cruelty, and the destructive nature of some relationships.’