Illustrated initials from a German fairytale book (1919 edition)


Announcement time!

I’m beyond excited to finally be able to say it: my book will be a real thing. A real papery thing! With a pretty, pretty cover, a fabulous editor and a wonderful marketing team behind it and a lot of other things commonly associated with published novels!

The fabulous Eleanor Teasdale from Angry Robot Books has acquired my Adult Slavic Mythology-inspired fantasy novel, The Second Bell, and it’s due to come out Spring 2021.

You can read The Bookseller announcement here.

It’s a story of a young striga woman, Salka, who grows up in a world which believes her to be a monster. She struggles to harness the power of her second heart even as her mother is willing to sacrifice everything to stop her.

Here’s something nice my editor, Eleanor Teasdale, said about The Second Bell: “When I first heard the pitch for the book, I was worried it was too good to be true. Then it arrived in my inbox and blew me away with its magic. It’s a story with power, heart and the joy to be found from looking within yourself.”

I can’t wait to share this book with you all!