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Dorothy Koomson is the author of twelve novels including That Girl From Nowhere, The Chocolate Run, The Woman He Loved Before, The Ice Cream Girls and My Best Friend’s Girl. While writing The Friend she took up, in the name of research, knitting and cocktail mixing – two things that are oddly compatible. Give it a try!

If you like Dorothy Koomson you might also like to read books by Donna Hay, Michelle Richmond and Jodi Picoult.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Dorothy Koomson

The Friend by Dorothy Koomson
Reader Reviewed The Friend
Dorothy Koomson
Oh what a thrilling and gloriously dramatic tale this is! A violent attack on a parent takes place within the grounds of a private school in Brighton, just days later, Cece moves into the area, her two youngest start at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017
When I Was Invisible by Dorothy Koomson
Reader Reviewed When I Was Invisible
Dorothy Koomson
April 2017 Book of the Month. An absolute page-turner of a novel, at times uncomfortable, yet powerful and oh so compelling. Roni and Nika meet when they are 8 years old, as the years pass their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017
When I Was Invisible by Dorothy Koomson
Reader Reviewed When I Was Invisible
Dorothy Koomson
One of our Books of the Year 2016. May 2016 MEGA Book of the Month. An absolute page-turner of a novel, at times uncomfortable, yet powerful and oh so compelling. Roni and Nika meet when they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
That Girl from Nowhere by Dorothy Koomson
Reader Reviewed That Girl from Nowhere
Dorothy Koomson
April 2016 Book of the Month. What a terrific and powerful book, I reckon it is her best yet. It covers race, adoption, rejection and even murder (or does it?). Our hero, Smitty, a black girl,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2016
That Girl from Nowhere by Dorothy Koomson
Reader Reviewed That Girl from Nowhere
Dorothy Koomson
One of our Books of the Year 2015. April 2015 MEGA Book of the Month. What a terrific and powerful book, I reckon it is her best yet. It covers race, adoption,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/04/2015
The Flavours of Love by Dorothy Koomson
The Flavours of Love
Dorothy Koomson
An author who is not afraid of tackling gritty subjects gives us an involved, multi-charactered tale centring on a murder and the grief of those affected. It’s a slow starter as you get to know the people and their backgrounds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
The Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson
The Rose Petal Beach
Dorothy Koomson
Tamia is horrified when her husband, Scott, is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
The Woman He Loved Before by Dorothy Koomson
The Woman He Loved Before
Dorothy Koomson
August 2011 Book of the Month. The old proverb 'marry in haste, and repent at leisure' is given a darker mysterious and obsessive twist in Dorothy Koomson’s latest page turner. Worried her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
The Ice Cream Girls by Dorothy Koomson
The Ice Cream Girls
Dorothy Koomson
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2010. The Ice Cream Girls is an utterly gripping, thought-provoking and heart-warming slice of life that will make you wonder if you can ever truly know the people...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/07/2010
Goodnight, Beautiful by Dorothy Koomson
Goodnight, Beautiful
Dorothy Koomson
My Best Friend’s Girl was a Richard and Judy Book Club title, this is in similar vein, a challenging subject about surrogacy, love and true friendship, beautifully handled, moving and powerful. Comparison: Jane Fallon, Jacquelyn...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2008
My Best Friend's Girl by Dorothy Koomson
My Best Friend's Girl
Dorothy Koomson
Reviewed on Richard & Judy on 26th July 2006.A real tear jerker but with a good helping of feel good moments too. It's great, read it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2006

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