My first Hay Festival

31st May 2018

This is going to be my first trip to Hay, and it's particularly exciting because Flora Banks is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize (in immense company), and the prize is awarded at Hay. So I'll be doing a panel with Patrice Lawrence and Holly Bourne.

And I'll be at the book prize itself.

If you're going to be there, please come and say hello!

Latest book

We Hear Voices

An eerie debut about a little boy who recovers from a mysterious global flu that's killed thousands and inherits an imaginary friend who makes him do violent things... Kids have imaginary friends. Rachel knows this. So when her young son, Billy, miraculously recovers from a horrible flu that has proven fatal for many, she thinks nothing of Delfy, his new invisible friend. After all, her family is healthy and that's all that matters. But soon Delfy is telling Billy what to do, and the boy is acting up and lashing out in ways he never has before. As Delfy's influence…