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Rose Doran Dreams by Berlie Doherty

Rose Doran Dreams

Published 31 March 2022 – OUT NOW!

Rose Doran Dreams is a psychological fairy tale. Rose escapes into magical stories that she and her strange, fantasist neighbour Paedric create. Can she ever find her true self again?

Rose Doran Dreams promo box – background
Rose Doran Dreams by Berlie Doherty

Rose Doran Dreams

Published 31 March 2022 – OUT NOW!

Rose Doran Dreams is a psychological fairy tale. Rose escapes into magical stories that she and her strange, fantasist neighbour Paedric create. Can she ever find her true self again?

Rose Doran Dreams promo box – background
Rose Doran Dreams by Berlie Doherty

Rose Doran Dreams

Published 31 March 2022 – OUT NOW!

Rose Doran Dreams is a psychological fairy tale. Rose escapes into magical stories that she and her strange, fantasist neighbour Paedric create. Can she ever find her true self again?

Berlie Doherty is the author of the best-selling novel, Street Child, and over 60 more books for children, teenagers and adults, and has written many plays for radio, theatre and television. She has been translated into over twenty languages and has won many awards, including the Carnegie medal for both Granny Was a Buffer Girl and Dear Nobody, and the Writers’ Guild Award for both Daughter of the Sea and the theatre version of Dear Nobody. She has three children and seven grandchildren, and lives in the Derbyshire Peak District with Alan James Brown. Her brand new novel for adults, Rose Doran Dreams, is out now. Her forthcoming novel The Haunted Hills will be published later in 2022.

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My latest news
3-page feature in Derbyshire Life magazine

Three-page feature in Derbyshire Life magazine

The very attractive glossy magazine Derbyshire Life celebrates my two new books this year, The Haunted Hills and Rose Doran Dreams, in a three-page spread.
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5 best children’s books about refugees and asylum seekers

5 best children’s books about refugees and asylum seekers

I was recently asked to recommend five children’s books about asylum seekers and refugees for a popular book review site. Learn more here.
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Rose Doran Dreams featured in Writers Review

Rose Doran Dreams featured in Writers Review

Rose Doran Dreams is now featured in an article in Writers Review, an online review blog by novelists Celia Rees, Linda Newbery and Adèle Geras.
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Berlie Doherty is presented with the Sheffield Star Inspirational Women of Sheffield Award 2022

Sheffield Star Inspirational Women of Sheffield Award 2022

I’m delighted to have been presented with the Sheffield Star Inspirational Women of Sheffield Award 2022, in the Marti Caine Entertainment category.
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