Fanny Blake was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. Her previous novels include HOUSE OF DREAMS and THE SECRETS WOMEN KEEP, and various non-fiction titles, as well as acting as ghost writer for a number of celebrities. She is also Books Editor of WOMAN & HOME magazine.
This month sees the publication of Quick Read, The Anniversary – a collection of irresistible stories from ten bestselling authors, collected together by Veronica Henry.
To celebrate the release, Fanny Blake, who wrote one of the stories in the book, tell us about an unforgettable anniversary in her life.
One of our favourite authors and Books Editor of Woman & Home Magazine, Fanny Blake has written us a wonderfully bookish story short story set on Book Lane for our birthday!
Fanny’s fabulous new novel about parents, siblings, and family secrets, House of Dreams, is out in paperback, ebook and audio on 5th November.
To celebrate Fanny Blake’s wonderful new novel, With A Friend Like You, coming out in paperback we’re giving you the chance to win copies for you and a friend as well as a one-of-a-kind With A Friend Like You Emma Bridgewater teapot!
As well as being a jolly fine author herself, Fanny Blake is Books Editor of Woman & Home Magazine. Who better to ask for a few Summer reading recommendations?
We sat down for a chat with Fanny Blake, author of With a Friend Like You and Books Editor of WOMAN & HOME magazine to talk book recommendations, dream jobs and writing rituals.