A tale of two books: Helen's highlights
Me with a BIG glass of champagne just after I got my deal with Hodder!
Announcement of the deal in The Bookseller, making it feel real!
Model house commissioned and built for the UK front cover
Page proofs for final edits
Advance copies sent out to authors and book bloggers before publication - first reviews start to come in!
Exciting delivery from Penguin Random House: copies of the US edition
Holding my UK hardback for the first time
Incredible cake made for me as a surprise by my talented friend Lisa of Paisley Pig Bakery!
UK publication day!
Signing first editions for Goldsboro Books in London
My book in lovely readers' hands at last!
The thrill of seeing The Downstairs Neighbour reviewed in the press
Seeing my book in a bookshop! The wonderful Kibworth Books
My first live event at Derby Book Festival, alongside Jane Bettany
Paperback publication of The Downstairs Neighbour
The model house in the flesh!
Signing a contract for a third and fourth book!
Cover reveal for my second book
Publication day cake for The Other Guest
Hardback copies of The Other Guest arrive!
More publication day celebrations for book number two!