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New thriller coming this autumn:
Split Second is a brand new thriller from Sophie, coming in September. Like Blood Ties and Blood Ransom, the story is narrated alternately by the two main characters, Nat and Charlie. They meet following a terrorist bomb attack that has affected both their families, and as they strive to find out who planted the bomb and why, their lives – and secrets – become entangled and their loyalties tested to the limit.
Watch this space for more information on Split Second, and links to pre-order your copy!
Sophie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son. She has worked as a journalist and a magazine editor, but fell in love with writing after being made redundant and enrolling in a creative writing course. She burst into the publishing world with Girl, Missing her debut novel (published 2006), which tallied up numerous award wins nationwide, including the Richard and Judy Best Kids’ Books 2007 (12+ category), The Red House Book Award and The Manchester Children’s Book Award. She was also longlisted for the Branford Boase award, which commends debut authors, and the coveted Carnegie Medal.Read more...