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November 2019

The Library of Lost and Found is selected as The Great North West Read 2019 

Slovene rights for The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper and The Library of Lost and Found have sold to DESK!

October 2019 

The Library of Lost and Found reaches #11 on UK Kindle

August 2019

The Library of Lost and Found will be published in Russia by Eksimo

Portuguese condensation rights forRISE & SHINE BENEDICT STONE sold to Seleccoes do Reader’s Digest

Czech condensation rights to RISE AND SHINE BENEDICT STONE sold to Tarsago (Reader’s Digest)

July 2019

Finnish rights for THE CURIOUS CHARMS OF ARTHUR PEPPER sold to Valitut Palat (a division of Reader’s Digest)

June 2019

The Library of Lost and Found is a Lovereading Pick of the Month. Read the review

The Library of Lost and Found will be published in Italy by Garzanti

May 2019 

The Library of Lost and Found is selected as a best summer read by Gransnet

March 2019

The Library of Lost and Found selected as a Top 10 Library Read, by librarians in the USA 

The Library of Lost and Found gets a starred review in Library Journal, USA

The Library of Lost and Found is a People Magazine Best New Book

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is a USA Today bestseller

January 2019

Hungarian rights (condensed) for Rise and Shine Benedict Stone  sold to Tarsago

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is a Top 3 iBooks bestseller

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is a USA Today bestseller

 

December 2018

The Library of Lost and Found  is one of the National’s 12 Novels to Read in 2019 in UAE

The Library of Lost and Found  Swedish rights sold to Forum

October 2018

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper reaches #6 in Audible chart. 100k sold in one day

August 2018  

Czech condensation rights for Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone sold to Tarsago (Reader’s Digest)

 July 2018   

Finnish rights of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper sold to Valitut Palat (a division of Reader’s Digest) – Arthur Pepper’s 22nd language

June 2018  

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper will be The Girly Book Club’s July book of the month

May 2018   

TV movie rights for Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone optioned in the US

March 2018  

Czech condensation rights for Curious Charms sold to Tarsago (Reader’s Digest) 

February 2018  

Translation rights for Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone should to Czech publisher, Mlada Fronta 

January 2018   

Hungarian condensation rights for Curious Charms sold to Tarsago (the Hungarian equivalent of Reader’s Digest)

November 2017  

Curious Charms hits #3 on Kindle Canada bestsellers

October 2017   

Curious Charms is announced as Poppy Loves Book Club’s read for November 

September 2017   

Curious Charms is one of Southern Living’s Best New Summer Books 2017, in the US 

August 2017  

Curious Charms is snapped up by Seleccoes do Reader’s Digest (Portugal) 

June 2017  

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper wins ‘Prix des Lectrices Milady 2017‘ in Paris 

Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone features on the June Indie Next List in the US

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is an Indie NextFor Reading Groups Summer 2017‘ pick, in the US 

Phaedra Patrick features on Warren Adler’s ‘Writers of the World‘ website www.writersoftheworld.com 

Curious Charms selected for ‘The Biggest Book Club in the Country‘ by BBC Radio Ulster 

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper hits the #6 spot on Kobo in Belgium

May 2017   

Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone is published in the US, 17 May

Bookseller tour of the US– Chicago, Raleigh-Durham, St Louis, Minneapolis and Albany 

April 2017

Curious Charms is BBC Radio Manchester’s Book of the Monthon the Becky Want show  

March 2017 

Appearance at Huddersfield Literature Festival 

February 2017 

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper hits the Indie Regional Bestseller List in USA 

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is a Listen List 2017 Winner! The 2017 committee listened to 1,919 hours of audiobooks, evaluated over 200 titles, and narrowed the field to the final twelve winners, which included Stephen King

December 2016 

Arthur is one of Lovereading’s Books of the Year 2016 

The book is a New Books magazine ‘Reading Group Book of the Year 2017

Readers vote Arthur a Top 10 Book Browse Blog ‘First Impressions Book of the Year 2016‘ 

Arthur is selected as a My Weekly magazine’s Book of the Year 2016 

Rights are snapped up in Croatiaby Naklada Ljevak publishing house

Review in the Scotland Herald, which says the book has ‘…the timeless air of a fable’ 

September 2016

Selected as a Lovereading Debut of the Month

Short story ‘Looking For Love’ features in My Weekly magazine

UK paperback published in the UK

The book is published in France 

Interviews with BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC Radio Jersey 

August 2016 

Selected as one of Amazon UK’s ‘Summer Reads’ 

July 2016 

The book is published in Italy and Poland 

June 2016

The book will be published in Korea 

Translation rights are snapped up in Mainland China 

May 2016

Curious Charms published in the US– 3 May 

Curious Charms is one of Goodread’s ‘Best Books of the Month’ 

Enters top 40 sales chart of hardback books in the UK

Australianand New Zealand edition published

April 2016 

Interview with the Saddleworth Independent and Irish Examiner 

Interviews with BBC Radio York, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sussex, BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, Age UK

 Book published in the UK – 7 April. Book goes to reprint

Short story, The Purple Beret, published in The Simple Things magazine 

 Lovereading’s ‘Debut of the Month’ 

Top 5 read in Heat Magazine– rating 4/5 

5* review in The Sun newspaper

Review in Booktime magazine 

Featured in Cox and Kings, and Princess Cruises, mailings as recommended reading for passengers 

Full page feature in Booktime magazine  

Book now has a home in Serbia

March 2016 

Pre-publication US tour – Miami, Raleigh- Durham, Chicago, Boston, New York. Click to view here –

The book now has a home in Spain 

5/5 from the San Francisco Book Review

February 2016

The book receives a ‘starred review’ from the Library Journal in the US!

Arthur now has a US Large Print home with Thorndike Press 

Curious Charms scores its 15th translation, in Portugal 

 Spotlighted feature on NetGalley 

The book will be published in Bulgaria – its 16th translation 

 January 2016 

Curious Charms is snapped up in Hungary 

December 2015 

Great news that the book will be published in Turkey

November 2015 

Curious Charms will be translated and published in Japan and the Czech Republic 

US cover for the novel revealed  

May 2015

Curious Charms will be translated and published by Albatros in Poland in 2016

April 2015 

Curious Charms will be translated and published in RussiaTiawan and France in 2016! 

March 2015

Arthur Pepper has a home with the wonderful Harlequin Mira in the UK and US. The novel will be published in hardback in the UK in January 2016. 

The book will be available as an audio book from WF Howes.

January 2015

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper will be translated in five countries – GermanyItalyNetherlandsSweden and Brazil

June 2014 

 Signed with the Darley Anderson, Literary, TV and Film Agency. Represented by Literary Agent Clare Wallace.