An actual book

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It is a strange and wonderful thing when the story you’ve spent years writing and editing materialises as an actual book. This is a proof copy of THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS that the lovely people at Penguin have made (front and back covers) and I am still at the staring-in-wonder stage. The final cover will be completely different: this is its pre-publication state and I absolutely love it.

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The One Memory of Flora Banks

As I’ve been writing for years and have thirteen books out in the world, I never expected that I’d be announcing a debut all over again. However, here it is: The One Memory of Flora Banks is my debut book for young adults. I started writing this as a thriller for adults, but as the story unfolded I realised that it was actually something quite different from anything I had previously written. I wrote it over the course of a couple of years, entirely as a labour of love as I had no idea whether anyone would ‘get’ it or…