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Katie Agnew - Author

About the Author

Katie Agnew was born in Edinburgh and educated at Aberdeen University and City University, London. She worked as a journalist for many years, writing for Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Red and the Daily Mail amongst others. She was features editor on Marie Claire magazine for two years before becoming a novelist. Her first novel, Drop Dead Gorgeous, was published by Corgi in 2003 and won a WH Smith Fresh Talent award. Her subsequent novels, Before We Were Thirty and Wives V Girlfriends have been published to glowing reviews. Katie now lives in Bath with her family.

 

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Praise for Katie Agnew:

 

'Trust us, they don't come much bigger or better than this...Throw plenty of sex and scandal into the mix and you've found the perfect beach fodder. Just don't forget your SPF because you won't be shifting from that sun lounger all day. 5 stars'
HEAT

 'Exciting and surprising ... it's unputdownable'
CLOSER

 'A scorching bonkbuster'
DAILY EXPRESS

 'A grown-up novel that excites from the off: Agnew has a keen eye on the dark side of the high life as well as its shallowness, and her writing is as lively as her plotting'
METRO

 

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Other books by Katie Agnew

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

Author: Katie Agnew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

What are the secrets we pass on? I can still recall how cold the pearls felt on my bare neck as Mr Fitzroy secured the clasp and how heavy they were. I also remember that they were far, far too long for me. But, oh how mesmerising I found those pearls... Tilly Beaumont was a legend in Hollywood's golden era, her days were full of glamour and adventure but now her health is failing and she's ready to tell her story. From her hospital bed, Tilly sends her granddaughter, Sophia, letters with stories about her life, about old family secrets and a beautiful necklace made of incredible pearls. If Sophia will listen, she could unlock the story of generations of remarkable women and find that this necklace has changed the lives of all who have worn it. The only problem? No one knows where it is. Sophia must decide if she's ready to take on the search for something so perfect it can change a life. Wouldn't a girl do anything to hold that in her hands?

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

Author: Katie Agnew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2016

I can still recall how cold the pearls felt on my bare neck as Mr Fitzroy secured the clasp, and how heavy they were. I also remember that they were far, far too long for me. But, oh how mesmerising I found those pearls... Sophia Beaumont-Brown was an IT girl. But now she's in the papers for all the wrong reasons. Single, sofa-surfing and not speaking to her family, only her grandmother has any faith left in her. From her hospital bed, Tilly Beaumont sends Sophia letters about her life: dispatches about wartime England, about family secrets and finally, about the most beautiful thing she ever owned - a necklace of the most incredible pearls. If Sophia's prepared to listen, she'll unlock the secret story of generations of incredible women, from the pearl divers of Japan, to high society in pre-war England, and find that the necklace has changed the lives of all who have worn it. The only problem? No one knows where it is. Sophia must find out if she's ready to take on the search for something so perfect it can change a life. Wouldn't a girl do anything to hold that in her hands?