Friendship, secrets and plot twists: An evening with award-winning writers Dorothy Koomson and Louise Candlish

Tuesday 2nd July 19:30 at Brighton

Join international bestselling authors, Dorothy Koomson and Louise Candlish as they discuss writing, plot twists, friendship and their new thrillers, Tell Me Your Secret (Headline) and Those People (Simon & Schuster), at a very special event chaired by writer and broadcaster, Alex Heminsley.

Dorothy Koomson is a Brighton-based bestselling author whose novels have been translated into more than 30 languages with sales that exceed 2 million copies in the UK alone. Her third book, My Best Friend’s Girl, was selected for the Richard & Judy Summer Reads of 2006, and her novels The Ice Cream Girls and The Rose Petal Beach were both shortlisted for the British Book Awards in 2010 and 2013, respectively. A TV adaptation loosely based on The Ice Cream Girls was first shown on ITV1 in 2013. Dorothy was a 2018 Quick Reads author with The Beach Wedding which was also selected as a World Book Night giveaway title in the same year. The Ice Cream Girls was a 2019 World Book Night title.


Louise Candlish is the Sunday Times bestselling author of twelve novels. Her thriller, Our House, is a No.1 bestseller in paperback, eBook and audiobook and recently won the British Book Awards Crime and Thriller Book of the Year 2019. Optioned for TV by Death in Paradise producers, Red Planet Pictures, it was picked as a Book of the Year by the Washington Post, Guardian, Daily Mail, Sunday Express, Heat and Red magazine. Louise lives in South London.

Tickets for this events are £5 including all booking fees and a glass of wine on arrival. They are available online from the bottom of this page, by emailing by calling 01273 206017 or by speaking to our ground floor booksellers.

Further details: 01273 206017

Brighton Waterstones, Brighton
Tuesday 2nd July 19:30
£5 including all booking fees and a glass of wine.

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