The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller: ‘Moggach is at the height of her powers with this book’ Sunday Times
Both my parents were writers – my father wrote naval history, biographies and children’s books; my mother wrote and illustrated children’s books. I had three sisters, and we grew up to the sound of typewriters tapping in the veranda, where our parents sat side by side, working. I wasn’t a particularly writerly child, however. I preferred playing with cars and animals. I didn’t like girly things and my hero was William Brown.
An extraordinary thing happened with The Carer. Within an hour of my appearing on BBC Breakfast TV it shot to number 1 on Amazon. It didn’t stay there long but it was rather thrilling, and just shows the power of TV. In fact the show was a hoot – I did Sky Breakfast too – because I […]
As summer hots up (at last) events are hotting up for the publication of The Carer on 8 July. If you’re in the West Country, or the Cotswolds, I’m appearing at the wonderful Ways With Words literary festival at Dartington, on 8 July. Then I’m doing evening readings at Waterstones in Yeovil on 16 July, Hunting-Raven bookshop, […]
Things are revving up for the publication of The Carer in July. I’m doing a special early-publication gig at the Hay Festival on 2 June, where copies will be available hot off the press. If any of you haven’t been to Hay, I’d urge you to give it a go. It’s in the most sensational countryside […]