David Solomons - Author

About the Author

Not Another Happy Ending is the first novel by Scottish author David Solomons who is best known for his screenwriting credits, including The Great Ghost Rescue and Five Children and It.

Featured books by David Solomons

Not Another Happy Ending

Not Another Happy Ending

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2014

Sometimes love needs a rewrite...     Novelisation by David Solomons of his screenplay for the quirky romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending, starring Karen Gillan (Amy Pond in Dr Who; Nebula in the forthcoming Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy), French actor Stanley Weber (Therese Desqueyroux, Henry V, Borgia) and Freya Manov (Skins).   With her debut novel, Happy Ending, JANE LOCKHART pulled off that rare double - critical acclaim and mainstream success. But now, with just the last chapter of the follow-up book to write, she encounters crippling writer's block. She has no idea how her story ends...This is not good news for her publisher, TOM DUVAL. His company is up against the wall financially and the only thing that will save him is a massive hit, in the form of Jane's next novel. When he discovers that his most important author is blocked, Tom realises that he has to unblock her or he's finished. Everyone knows that you have to be unhappy to be really creative, so Tom decides that the only way he's going to get her to complete the novel is to make her life a misery...

Other books by David Solomons

My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar

My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Luke and his brother have swapped bodies by accident. Zack's got Luke's weird feet while Luke has Zack's SUPERPOWERS! Now he needs another world-threatening adventure to try them out. Could a family mini-break at Great Minds Leisure Park be his chance? Probably, because that's where his super-clever arch-enemy lurks, fermenting dastardly plans and bubbling gently... 'My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar' is the fourth instalment of Luke's laugh-out-loud adventures. From the author of 'My Brother Is a Superhero', winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the British Book Industry Awards Children's Book of the Year, and 'My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord', winner of a Lollies Laugh Out Loud 2017 Book Award.

My Evil Twin Is a Supervillain By the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Evil Twin Is a Supervillain By the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2017

When Luke is confronted with Stellar, his superpowered twin from another dimension, he is highly suspicious. No one travels through time and space without a plan, and that plan is usually EVIL. So what does Stellar want? And why is he so UNBELIEVABLY IRRITATING? From his superhero hair to his rocket-powered shoes, Stellar is up to no good, and Luke must BRING HIM DOWN! 'My Evil Twin Is a Supervillain' is the third instalment of Luke's laugh-out-loud adventures. From the author of 'My Brother Is a Superhero', winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the British Book Industry Awards Children's Book of the Year.

My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord

My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/06/2016

Zack and Lara have superpowers. Luke has new school shoes and a burning sense of resentment. He KNOWS that aliens disguised as gym teachers are about to attack Earth but will anyone listen? No. So one dodgy pact with a self-styled supervillain later, and Luke is ready to save the world. He just needs to find his trainers. 'My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord' is the action-packed sequel to the bestselling 'My Brother Is a Superhero', winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the British Book Industry Awards Children's Book of the Year.

My Brother Is a Superhero Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother Is a Superhero Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/06/2015

Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke' s only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he' s gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe. Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world... My Brother Is a Superhero was the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016.

Not Another Happy Ending

Not Another Happy Ending

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2014

Sometimes love needs a rewrite...     Novelisation by David Solomons of his screenplay for the quirky romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending, starring Karen Gillan (Amy Pond in Dr Who; Nebula in the forthcoming Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy), French actor Stanley Weber (Therese Desqueyroux, Henry V, Borgia) and Freya Manov (Skins).   With her debut novel, Happy Ending, JANE LOCKHART pulled off that rare double - critical acclaim and mainstream success. But now, with just the last chapter of the follow-up book to write, she encounters crippling writer's block. She has no idea how her story ends...This is not good news for her publisher, TOM DUVAL. His company is up against the wall financially and the only thing that will save him is a massive hit, in the form of Jane's next novel. When he discovers that his most important author is blocked, Tom realises that he has to unblock her or he's finished. Everyone knows that you have to be unhappy to be really creative, so Tom decides that the only way he's going to get her to complete the novel is to make her life a misery...

Guidelines for Financial Reporting Standards

Guidelines for Financial Reporting Standards

Author: David Solomons, Institute of Chartered Accountants Staff Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/1997

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.