Dorothy Koomson

The United Kingdom



Hello, my name's Dorothy Koomson and I'll try to make this bit that's all about me as interesting as possible.
I wrote my first novel called There's A Thin Line Between Love And Hate when I was 13. I used to write a chapter every night then pass it around to my fellow convent school pupils every morning, and they seemed to love it.

I grew up in London and then grew up again in Leeds when I went to university. I eventually returned to London to study for my masters degree and stayed put for the following years. I took up various temping jobs and eventually got my big break writing, editing and subbing for various women's magazines and national papers.

Fiction and storytelling were still a HUGE passion of mine and I continued to write short stor

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Pieta has a secret

Ten years ago, Pieta was
kidnapped by a man calling himself The Blindfolder who said he
wouldn’t kill her if she kept her eyes closed for 48 hours. She never told
anyone what happened to her, vowing to move on with her life. But when The
Blindfolder starts hunting down his past victims, Pieta realises
she may finally be forced to tell her deepest secrets to st...

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“Share too much and someone can hurt you.”
Dorothy Koomson, My Best Friend's Girl

“Far too many people opened their hearts and lives at the drop of a hat. Why give someone that power over you? Why endow them with the ability to hurt you that much? Let someone in and you were asking for an emotional kicking some day.”
Dorothy Koomson, My Best Friend's Girl

“When you can't be honest with people, you can't ever relax with them.”
Dorothy Koomson, My Best Friend's Girl


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