Vigilante Vigilante We all want to be extraordinary, and we all have a moment in our lives when we realise that we're not. Vigilante is about a woman who refuses to accept it gracefully... Find out more Jubilee Jubilee It is 1977, the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, and a photographer captures a moment forever: a street party with bunting and Union Jacks fluttering in the breeze. Right in the centre of the frame, a small Asian boy stares intently into the camera... Find out more
  • Smart, funny - and shocking. Quietly, carefully, Harris chips away the veneer of normality. Just like the mighty Jenny, you find yourself tumbling from light into a much darker place, until you're out there, fighting on the side of right with this unlikely - and wonderful - superhero.

    Karen Campbell - Vigilante
  • So compelling that I couldn’t put it down. This is an exceptional, arresting novel

    Clare Morrall - Home - Jubilee
  • Jubilee is an assured debut by a writer of great promise. It's a sharply-written account of the birth pangs of multicultural Britain

    Marcel Theroux - Home - Jubilee
  • The suspense simply builds and builds

    Essentials - Home - Jubilee
  • Nostalgic and moving

    Woman and Home - Home - Jubilee
  • The genius of this novel is the gentle way that the mysteries of the narrative unfold, fully immersing you in the story... it has a heart and soul

    We Love This Book - Home - Jubilee
  • Boldly plotted and confidently executed, its momentum maintained to the end

    Daily Mail - Home - Jubilee
  • A new novelist whose next book you are already impatient to read

    The Guardian - Home - Jubilee
  • Remarkably assured...shrewdly observed...pitch-perfect

    The Independent - Home
  • Remarkably assured...shrewdly-observed...the pitch-perfect children's banter and accurate period detail lend authenticity to her exciting debut that suggests this author will offer many more insightful and compelling stories in the years ahead

    The Independent - Jubilee
  • This deft and moving debut offers more than Seventies nostalgia

    i-newspaper - Home - Jubilee
  • What a treat this book was. A clever idea, beautifully realised...this is powerful stuff

    Susan Elliot Wright - Jubilee

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