Books for Adults

I also write for adults using the pen-name Sara Gethin

My debut novel Not Thomas is published by Honno Press

Shortlisted for The Guardian‘s Not the Booker Prize 2017

Shortlisted for Waverton Good Read Award 2018

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The lady’s here. The lady with the big bag. She’s knocking on the front door. She’s knocking and knocking. And knocking and knocking. I’m not opening the door. I’m not letting her in. I’m behind the black chair. I’m very quiet. I’m very very quiet. I’m waiting for her to go away.

I’ve been waiting a long time.

At five years old, Tomos is sent to live with his teenage mother, Rhiannon, and he’s no longer allowed to see Dat, his beloved foster father. Rhiannon is hiding a drug addiction and she badly neglects Tomos. Her drug-dealing boyfriend, Brick, owes money to his suppliers who bang on the door and shout through the letterbox. One night they burst in…

Not Thomas is published in paperback by Honno Press priced at £8.99 and is also available from Amazon.

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