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Emma is the bestselling author of six novels - Gym and Slimline, Never Close Your Eyes and The Darling Girls, as well as her Cornish series, Tremarnock, The Cornish Guest House and Tremarnock Summer.

She read English at Cambridge University and began her career as a cub reporter on the Western Morning News in Plymouth, later becoming features editor of Woman and Family Circle.

She has also written extensively for national newspapers and women’s magazines including the Guardian, Independent on Sunday, Red, Good Housekeeping and Woman & Home.

She gets by in French and Spanish and works out – occasionally – at her local gym. After walking her youngest to school, you might also spot her jogging in Richmond Park with some friends. Slowly.

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Average rating: 3.97 · 3,892 ratings · 294 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
Tremarnock (Tremarnock, #1)

4.01 avg rating — 2,215 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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The Darling Girls

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Never Close Your Eyes

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Gym and Slimline

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The Darling Girls (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:33PM
Description: Three women in love with the same man meet for the first time at his funeral. Can they separate the truth from the lies - and learn to trust again?
Never close Your Eyes (Mystery & Thrillers)
0 chapters   —   updated Jun 08, 2012 03:16AM
Description: Three women friends join a writing group and enter a national competition. Two are so bound up in their own fiction that they fail to notice an extremely dangerous liaison forming under their very noses. The third is hiding a 30-year-old secret which is about to be revealed and change every single life it touches.

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“Life is mostly froth and bubbles, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. Well,”
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“gave off a pine scent as the candles heated up. Mistletoe hung”
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“was hungry. On a good day she’d get to the airport”
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Jon McKnight Congratulations, Emma, on The Darling Girls making it into the Top 10 Bestsellers' Chart compiled by The Bookseller. That's an amazing achievement, and one that we mere mortals would love to emulate. It's a cracking book and deserves all the success it's enjoying.


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