Sandy Taylor

Agent: Kate Hordern

Sandy Taylor grew up in 1950s and 1960s Brighton, and now lives in Somerset. Sandy’s fourth novel, THE RUNAWAY CHILDREN, will be published by Bookouture on 8 December.

 The Brighton Girls trilogy comprises THE GIRLS FROM SEE SAW LANE published in December 2015, COUNTING CHIMNEYS in June 2016 and the "prequel" WHEN WE DANCED AT THE END OF THE PIER on 31st March 2017, all by Bookouture.

Praise for WHEN WE DANCED AT THE END OF THE PIER:

  • “A beautiful and emotional read. I don’t think I can remember the last time a book moved me to tears so many times whilst reading it. I shed tears of happiness as well as sadness.”By the Letter Book Reviews
  • “What an amazing, sensitively written, emotional, poignant and absolutely wonderful story! The author's writing is exquisite and we are drawn into Maureen's world, feeling for all the characters every step of the way.” Renita D’Silva
  • “Right from the first page I was glued to it and just didn't want to put it down. Sandy Taylor is one amazing writer and the way she writes and describes the character really pulls you into the story. I can't recommend this book highly enough. It is simply amazing.” Goodreads Review
  • “The dramatic scenes are heart-wrenching…The author really managed to write a beautiful tale about family, true love and friendship.” La Biblio De Caro

Praise for COUNTING CHIMNEYS:

  • “COUNTING CHIMNEYS is an emotionally charged novel that had me so enthralled that I lost all track of time. It is full of hope, love and heartbreak with some amazing friendships that will warm the cockles of your heart.” The Letter Book Reviews
  • “It's the perfect book to lose yourself in on a long, hot summer day. A gentle read, moving at times, and one that leaves you with a warm glow when you turn the final page.” Cal Turner Reviews
  • “It's heart-wrenching storyline will totally absorbed. Will totally capture your heart. Eagerly awaiting the next installment.” Good Reads Reviewer

Praise for THE GIRLS FROM SEE SAW LANE:

  • “I loved this novel so much, even though it’s probably the most heart-breaking story I’ve read all year...it will totally absorb you and capture your heart.” That Thing She Reads
  • “A beautifully written tale of friendship, family, loyalty and betrayal. It is in turn both heart-warming and tragic.” The Welsh Librarian
  • “What a delightful book … A wonderful trip back to the 60s. I would give it more than 5 stars if there were more to give.” Library Thing
  • “Heartwarming, but also extremely heartbreaking … I don’t think it really matters who you are, almost anyone would find something they enjoy about THE GIRLS FROM SEESAW LANE.” The Reading Head
  • “The emotions were so intense ... it was just incredible to read.” My Bookish Ramblings

 

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