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Koomson, Dorothy

Overview
Works: 68 works in 458 publications in 16 languages and 8,594 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Chick lit  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6111.O66, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Dorothy Koomson
Publications by Dorothy Koomson
Most widely held works by Dorothy Koomson
My best friend's girl by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
73 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
From the moment they met in college, best friends Adele Brannon and Kamryn Matika thought nothing could come between them--until Adele did the unthinkable and slept with Kamryn's fiancé, Nate. Now, after years of silence, the two women are reuniting, and Adele has a stunning request for her old friend: she wants Kamryn to adopt her five-year-old daughter, Tegan.--From publisher description
The ice cream girls by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
37 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
As teenagers Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a high-profile murder. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed "The Ice Cream Girls" by the press and were dealt with by the courts-Poppy headed to prison after being convicted for murder and Serena was set free. Years later, after having led very different lives, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened. The only problem is she has no one to turn to and no clue where to begin her hunt for Serena. MeanwMeanwhile, Serena is married with children and wants no one in her present to find out about her past. Constantly looking over her shoulder, Serena knows she should come clean to her husband, however, she can't seem to find the words. With Poppy determined to salvage what's left of her reputation, Serena may not have a choice in reopening a can of worms that may threaten both their lives ... again
Goodnight, beautiful : a novel by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Leo may never wake up from a medically induced coma after an aneurysm and a delicate operation. If that's not harsh enough, his mother, Nova Kumalisi, is also desperate for Leo's birth father, Mal, to know their son before it's too late. Leo is the result of Nova's agreeing to be a surrogate for lifelong friend Mal and his wife, Stephanie, but in the middle of the pregnancy, Stephanie became jealous of Nova and Mal's relationship and opted out of the arrangement. Nova chose to keep Leo and raise him on her own while Mal cut all ties with her and the child at his wife's request
Marshmallows for breakfast by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
44 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Kendra Tamale is just looking for a room to rent. Instead, she finds a young family that seems to need her, at least for a while
The woman he loved before by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
"Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her - and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife. When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly perfect Eve. Eventually Libby stumbles across some startling truths about Eve, and is soon unearthing more and more devastating family secrets. Frightened by what she finds and the damage it could cause, Libby starts to worry that she too will end up like the first woman Jack loved ... Tense and moving, The Woman He Loved Before explores if the love you want is always the love you need - or deserve."--Publisher description
The rose petal beach by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Every love story has a dangerous twist. Tamia Challey is horrified when her husband, Scott, is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall. Backed into a corner and unsure what to think, Tamia is forced to choose who she instinctively believes. But this choice has dire consequences for all concerned, especially when matters take a tragic turn. Then a stranger arrives in town to sprinkle rose petals in the sea in memory of her lost loved one. This stranger carries with her shocking truths that will change the lives of everyone she meets, and will once again force Tamia to make some devastating choices
The chocolate run by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Amber Salpone thinks in chocolate - talk to her for three minutes and she'll tell you what kind of chocolate you'd be. In fact, most days, if she was asked to choose between chocolate and relationships, there'd be no contest. At least chocolate has never let her down. Unlike her family. Growing up in the Salpone household has taught Amber to avoid conflict - and love - at all costs. So, when she does the unthinkable and has a one-night stand with womaniser Greg Walterson, her uncomplicated, chocolate-flavoured life goes into meltdown. Especially when Greg announces she's the love of his life - and Amber finds it hard enough to decide if she wants plain or Fruit & Nut ... Meanwhile, her best friend, Jen, seems to be launching a bid to become Bitch Of The Year and Amber's family are making unreasonable demands. Amber has two choices: to deal with her past and the people around her, or to go on a chocolate run and keep on running
The flavours of love by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 309 libraries worldwide
'I didn't do it, you know? I didn't murder your husband. You have to help me ... ' Two years ago my husband was killed. I thought I'd never get over it. But now I don't spend every second missing him, I've started to laugh again - I've even found the perfect way to share his love of food with the world. Is that why a letter from my husband's murderer has arrived? Is that why my fourteen-year-old daughter has revealed a secret that will further devastate our family? Is that why I suddenly feel like I'm walking on glass and one false step will shatter our lives all over again? My name is Jasmine Kavanaugh and this is my story
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 299 libraries worldwide
There are four words Ceri D'Altroy never wants to hear: 'I took your advice'. She's all for following your heart and living your dreams, but not because she's told you to do so. Unfortunately, having moved away from London to become a psychology lecturer, all she seems to do is inspire people to change their lives. There's Ed, who's decided to ask out a woman who is way out of his league; Mel and Claudine, two people who are now tempted to start an illicit affair; and Gwen, the chain-smoking head of department who has a deep, dark secret she only wants to share with her new employee. No-one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?
When I Was Invisible by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 256 libraries worldwide
This is a novel about making peace with your past and finally discovering the person you were always meant to be. In 1999, two women with the same name, who were friends at school, made very different life choices. One walked away from being a minor celebrity into a life so obscure she eventually became homeless. The other walked in through the gates of a convent to take on a new name and completely new existence. Sixteen years later, they have both walked away from those choices. When circumstances bring them back together, they form a strange friendship, and discover the reasons for wanting to leave their past behind aren't so different after all
Marshmallows for breakfast by Dorothy Koomson( file )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
When Kendra Tamale returns to England from Australia, she rents a room from Kyle, a divorced father of two, and begins a new job. She's looking forward to a fresh start and simple life. Kyle's five year old twins have other ideas and quietly adopt Kendra as their new mother--mainly because she lets them eat marshmallows for breakfast. Kendra eventually becomes a part of their lives, even though she's hiding a painful secret that makes her keep everyone--especially children--at arm's length. Then Kendra bumps into the man who shares her awful secret and everything falls apart. The only fix is to confess to the terrible mistake she made all those years ago. But that's something she swore never to do
The friend by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Portuguese and held by 168 libraries worldwide
What secrets would you kill to keep? After her husband's big promotion, Cece Solarin arrives in Brighton with their three children, ready to start afresh. But their new neighbourhood has a deadly secret. Three weeks earlier, Yvonne, a very popular parent, was almost murdered in the grounds of the local school - the same school where Cece has unwittingly enrolled her children. Already anxious about making friends when the parents seem so cliquey, Cece is now also worried about her children's safety. By chance she meets Maxie, Anaya and Hazel, three very different school mothers who make her feel welcome and reassure her about her new life. That is until Cece discovers the police believe one of her new friends tried to kill Yvonne. Reluctant to spy on her friends but determined to discover the truth, Cece must uncover the potential murderer before they strike again...From the bestselling author of That Girl from Nowhere and When I Was Invisible comes a thrilling new novel that will have you questioning the line between right and wrong
Goodnight, beautiful by Dorothy Koomson( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Eight years ago, Nova Kumalisi agreed to have a baby for Mal and Stephanie Wacken. Halfway through the pregnancy the couple changed their minds and walked away, leaving Nova pregnant, scared and alone. Eight years ago, Stephanie was overjoyed at the thought of becoming a mother - until she found a text from Mal to Nova saying, 'Goodnight, beautiful'. Terrified of losing her husband to his closest friend, Stephanie asked him to cut all ties to Nova and their unborn child. Now, Nova is anxiously waiting for her son, Leo, to wake up from a coma, while childless Stephanie is desperately trying to save her failing marriage. Although they live separate lives, both women have secrets that will bind them together forever
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
There are four words Ceri D'Altroy never wants to hear: 'I took your advice'. She's all for following your heart and living your dreams, but not because she's told you to do so. Unfortunately, having moved away from London to become a psychology lecturer, all she seems to do is inspire people to change their lives. No-one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?
The ice cream girls by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Teenagers, Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe witness a murder. Poppy is convicted of murder while Serena is set free. Years later, Poppy attempts to set the record straight, while Serena, married with children, attempts to forget about her past
My best friend's girl by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Best friends Kamryn Matika and Adele Brannon thought nothing could come between them until Adele did the unthinkable and slept with Kamryn's fiance, Nate. Worse still, she got pregnant and had his child. When Kamryn discovered the truth about their betrayal she vowed never to see any of them again. Two years later, Kamryn receives a letter from Adele asking her to visit her in hospital. Adele is dying and begs Kamryn to adopt her daughter, Tegan. With a great job and a hectic social life, the last thing Kamryn needs is a five year old to disrupt things. Especially not one who reminds her of Nate. But with no one else to take care of Tegan and Adele fading fast, does she have any other choice?
Elk hart heeft een raampje by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Na een jarenlang verblijf in Australië keert een jonge vrouw plotseling terug naar Londen waar een zesjarige tweeling haar al gauw adopteert als hun nieuwe moeder
The chocolate run by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Amber Salpone thinks in chocolate - talk to her for three minutes and she'll tell you what kind of chocolate you'd be. In fact, most days, if she was asked to choose between chocolate and relationships, there'd be no contest. At least chocolate has never let her down. Unlike her family
That girl from nowhere, Dorothy Koomson by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dorothy Koomson britische Autorin
Dorothy Koomson British writer
Dorothy Koomson Brits auteur
Dorothy Koomson escritora británica
Дороти Кумсън
Languages
English (224)
French (27)
Portuguese (24)
Chinese (18)
German (13)
Polish (12)
Swedish (10)
Spanish (8)
Serbian (5)
Dutch (5)
Danish (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Hungarian (2)
Finnish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Macedonian (1)
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