|Born||1971 (age 42–43)
Dorothy Koomson (born 1971 in London) is a contemporary English novelist.
Koomson has two degrees in Psychology and Journalism when she graduated from Leeds University. She has written for a number of women's magazines and newspapers, as well as having had seven successful novels published in the UK and US. Koomson spent two years living in Sydney and is currently living in Brighton.
Koomson wrote her first novel, the unpublished "There's A Thin Line Between Love And Hate" when she was 13. In 2003 her debut novel, The Cupid Effect, was published. Koomson's second novel, The Chocolate Run, was published in 2004. In 2006, Koomson published her third novel, My Best Friend's Girl. The book was chosen for the Richard and Judy's Summer Reads shortlist and it received a huge sales boost. Koomson's fourth and fifth novels, Marshmallows For Breakfast and Goodnight, Beautiful, were published in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Koomson's sixth novel, The Ice Cream Girls, was published in 2010. Dorothy completed her seventh novel, The Woman He Loved Before, which was released on 3 February 2011. Her eighth book, The Rose Petal Beach, came out at the end of 2012 and was released in paperback form in April 2013.
- "Dorothy Koomson Bio". Waterstones. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "Dorothy Koomson at Little Brown Book Group". Little Brown Book Group. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "All About Me". Dorothy Koomson Official Website. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
- "The Cupid Effect". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "The Chocolate Run". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "My Best Friends Girl". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- Wilkes, David (19 June 2006). "Authors set for sales boost as Richard and Judy unveil shortlist". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "Marshmallows For Breakfast". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "The Ice Cream Girls". Waterstones. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- "The Woman He Loved Before". Waterstones. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
- Official website
- Dorothy Koomson at Twitter
- Koomson on the 'Richard and Judy bookclub
- Koomson Interview by novelist Andrea Semple
- Feature on 'Trashionista'
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