Sophia Bennett - Author

About the Author

Sophia Bennett has always wanted to write and says that ‘Every three years or so I become a penniless writer and hope for the best.’ She has written four detective novels and has in Threads managed to combine both her long standing obsession with fashion and a keen desire to write for a younger audience. She lives in London with her husband and four children.

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Unveiling Venus

Unveiling Venus

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} In the gossip-fuelled world of Victorian London, Persephone Lavelle is the name on everyone's lips. As Mary's secret identity is exposed and rumours fly, she flees the scandal by escaping to Venice. Lost among the twisting alleyways and shadowy canals she encounters a mysterious, masked young man. He offers her the world, but at what price?

Following Ophelia

Following Ophelia

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

When Mary Adams sees Millais' depiction of the tragic Ophelia, a whole new world opens up for her. Determined to find out more about the beautiful girl in the painting, she hears the story of Lizzie Siddal - a girl from a modest background, not unlike her own, who has found fame and fortune against the odds. Mary sets out to become a Pre-Raphaelite muse, too, and reinvents herself as Persephone Lavelle. But as she fights her way to become the new face of London's glittering art scene, `Persephone' ends up mingling with some of the city's more nefarious types and is forced to make some impossible choices. Will Persephone be forced to betray those she loves, and even the person she once was, if she is to achieve her dreams?

The Look

The Look

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

When Ted is spotted by a model agency, she can't believe it. At the same time her gorgeous sister, Ava, is diagnosed with cancer. With her world turned upside down, Ted has a lot of growing up to do, some of it in five-inch platforms. Can she be a supermodel and a super sister? Or will she have to choose between fame and family?

You Don't Know Me

You Don't Know Me

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

Betraying your best friend is bad enough, but what if it happens on TV, in front of millions? The whole world lines up to judge you. Sasha and Rose are singers and best mates - together, they reach the finals of TV talent show Killer Act ... but there's a catch: one of them must go. Under the scrutiny of millions, they make a decision that will change their friendship, and their lives, for ever ...

Threads

Threads

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Nonie's passion is fashion. Humanitarian Edie wants to save the world. And budding actress Jenny has just landed a small part in a Hollywood blockbuster. But when these three friends meet a young African refugee girl called Crow, wearing a pair of pink fairy wings and sketching a dress, they get the chance to pool their talents and do something truly wonderful, proving that fashion fairy tales really can happen.

Stars

Stars

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Crow is on the way to becoming an international fashion designer. Jenny's been discovered by a Broadway composer. Edie still wants to go to Harvard. Nonie... isn't sure, but knows it's something fashion-related and wonderful. They're growing up and on the brink of glittering careers. So why are their lives so complicated? It seems that success demands sacrifices - but which ones are they willing to make? Now, all four girls have big choices and discoveries ahead of them. Who will wait for fame? Who will emerge an outright star? Who will fall in love? And who will turn her back on all her dreams? The answers lie in New York. It's a long way for Nonie to travel, especially with only one teeny-weeny wheelie bag. But for the sake of her friendships, she'll go as far as it takes ...

Beads

Beads

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Crow is in designer heaven. Nonie's caught the eye of a gorgeous boy, and Jenny is turning heads in a new play. But poor Edie is in trouble. The rumour is that slave children in India have been making their high-street collection. How will the girls save their fashion dream? Follow the latest adventures of Edie, Nonie, Crow and Jenny in this addictive follow-up to _Threads_, winner of the _Times_ Children's Fiction Competition 2009.

The Castle

The Castle

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/08/2014

Peta Jones is an ordinary girl struggling with the loss of her father, an army hero who died in mysterious circumstances. When she receives clues that he may still be alive, but noone believes her, she embarks on a dangerous rescue across the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean to a clifftop castle, home to a billionaire in exile. Soon Peta discovers that what some people will do for money, she will do for truth and hope.

Threads Trilogy

Threads Trilogy

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Threads - Sequins, Stars and Spotlights

Threads - Sequins, Stars and Spotlights

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/02/2011

Four girls have four dreams. Crow is on the way to becoming an international fashion designer. Jenny's been discovered by a Broadway composer. Edie still wants to go to Harvard. Nonie ...isn't really sure, but knows it's something fashion-related and wonderful. They're growing up and on the brink of glittering careers. So why are their lives so complicated? Why does success demand sacrifices, and which ones are they willing to make? In this, the final book of The Threads trilogy , Nonie discovers that life is just beginning. The girls have choices to make. Who will wait for fame? Who will emerge an outright star? Who will fall in love? And who will turn her back on all her dreams? This time the answers are in New York. It's a long way for Nonie to travel, especially with only one teeny-weeny wheelie bag. But for the sake of her friendships, Nonie will do whatever it takes.

Threads Beads, Boys and Bangles

Threads Beads, Boys and Bangles

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/05/2010

Crow is in designer heaven; Nonie's caught the eye of a gorgeous boy; Jenny has a new play. But poor Edie's in trouble ...the rumours are that slave children in India have been making their high-street collection. It's up to the girls to save their fashion dream.

Threads

Threads

Author: Sophia Bennett Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/09/2009

Fashion fairy tales really can happen. Nonie, Edie and Jenny are best friends with very individual tastes. Nonie's a real trend setter and her passion is fashion. Humanitarian Edie is on a mission to save the world. And budding actress Jenny has just landed a small part in a Hollywood blockbuster. But when these three friends meet a young African refugee called Crow, sketching a dress at the Victoria and Albert Museum, they discover a common passion and somehow find a way to make all of their dreams come true.

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