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Complete Bibliography


Eskimo Kissing (Hodder & Stoughton, 1996)

Crucifix Lane (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998)

Labyrinth (Book I Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2005)

Sepulchre (Book II Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2007)

The Winter Ghosts (Orion, 2009)

Citadel (Book III Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2012)

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (short stories, Orion, 2013)

Non Fiction

Becoming a Mother (Virago, 1993)

The House: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (BBC Books, 1995)

Chichester Festival Theatre at Fifty (Unbound, 2012)


Syrinx (2009; printed version in The Mistletoe Bride, Orion 2013)

Endpapers (Oberon Books, 2011)

Dodger (2012, not published)

Essays, Short Stories & Other Writings

Little Black Dress (story – edited by Susie Maguire, Polygon, 2006)

Modern Delight (essay – Waterstones/Faber and Faber, 2009)

Midsummer Nights (story – edited by Jeanette Winterson, Quercus, 2009)

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini (introduction – Vintage Classics,2009)

Introduction to The Writers’ & Artists Yearbook 2009 (introduction – A&C Black, 2009)

The Book Lovers’ Appreciation Society (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion 2009)

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (introduction – Serpent’s Tail, 2010)

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (introduction – Whites Book, 2010)

The Best Little Book Club in Town (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion, 2011)

Why Willows Weep (story – edited by Tracy Chevalier, 2011)

Write (essay – Guardian Books, 2012)

Goldfinger by Ian Fleming (introduction – Vintage Classics, 2012)

Night Falls on the City by Sarah Gainham (introduction – Little Brown, 2012)

The Coffee Shop Book Club (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion, 2013)

Virago at 40 (story – edited by Lennie Goodings, 2013)

Fifty Shades of Feminism (essay – edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Holmes & Susie Orbach, Bloomsbury, 2013)

A Chichester Miscellany by Phil Hewitt (foreword – Summersdale Publishing, 2013)

Chichester Harbour: England’s Coastal Gem by Liz Sagues (foreword – Robert Hale, 2013)

One Hundred Great Plays by Women by Lucy Kerbel (foreword – Nick Hern Books, 2013)

Writing Historical Fiction (essay – edited by Celia Brayfield and Duncan Sprott, Bloomsbury, 2014)

Anthology of World War I Literature for Children (essay – edited by Michael Morpurgo, Jonathan Cape, 2014)

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain (afterword – Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2014)

Only Remembered (story – edited by Michael Morpurgo, Jonathan Cape, 2014)