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I write historical fiction, weaving secrets and pieces of forgotten history with romance and intrigue.

I also write contemporary fiction under the name Elle Cook. My debut as Elle—The Man I Never Met—will be released in spring 2023.

As Lorna Cook:
The Dressmaker's Secret, set in wartime Paris in the days of Coco Chanel, coming January 2022.

The Girl From the Island, set in Guernsey in WW2 and present day. The Forbidden Promise, set in the Scottish Highlands in WW2 and present day.

My first book The Forgotten Village was a Kindle Number 1 Bestseller and has sold over 150,000 copies. (In Canada it's called The Forgotten Wife.) It won the Romantic Novelists' Association Katie Fforde Debut Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2020 and the RNA Joan Hes
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Lorna Cook Hi Mariia, thanks for getting in touch. I think that feeling sprung up on me when I'd finished the first draft of The Forgotten Village. I'd got to th…moreHi Mariia, thanks for getting in touch. I think that feeling sprung up on me when I'd finished the first draft of The Forgotten Village. I'd got to the end of the manuscript and thought, 'I can do this.' (Lots of editing and feedback from professionals came after that - helping to make the book so much better.) But it was when I'd finished that first draft that I felt like a writer. Until I'd finished it, I was just 'having a go.' Hope that makes sense! Lorna xx(less)
Lorna Cook Cindy, I'm so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen this. It seems I don't get alerts about questions! Thanks so much for purchasing all my no…moreCindy, I'm so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen this. It seems I don't get alerts about questions! Thanks so much for purchasing all my novels. How wonderful. If you are in Canada, my first novel The Forgotten Village was re-titled The Forgotten Wife and it's in a larger size. But if you wanted all of my books published so far in England to be the same size, The Forgotten Village in paperback would match the others. And, in fact, it has a slightly different front cover colour-wise. I've just checked and The Book Depository (free worldwide shipping on all purchases) has a new copy in stock, so they say. Good luck! All the best, Lorna x(less)
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“After they returned from the beach hut, Freddie went off to fix himself a drink”
Lorna Cook, The Forgotten Village: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction about love, loss and secrets

“so little space was given to him”
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