Agent: Anne Williams
THE OCEANS BETWEEN US, Gill’s first novel, was published by Headline in 2019. Her new novel, THE CHILD ON PLATFORM ONE, will be published by them in paperback in March 2020, with the ebook, a US and Canada Kobo bestseller, and a USA Today top 100 bestseller, already available.
Gill Thompson is an English lecturer who completed an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester University. Her first novel, THE OCEANS BETWEEN US, tells the heart-breaking story of a mother and son separated by war and by continents, fighting their way back to each other. Gill lives with her family in West Sussex and teaches English to college students and hosts a creative writing blog.
“Heartrending. Riveting. Definitely on my list of Ten Best Books of 2019″ Sharon Maas, author of The Violin Maker’s Daughter
“A beautiful tale of a mother’s love. A wonderful book. Full of emotion, heart, joy and sorrow” Emma’s Bookish Corner
“Heart-wrenching debut novel. A story based on actual events which will have you glued to the pages” Waggy Tales
“It has opened my eyes to the injustice done to so many” Shaz’s Book Blog
“I flew through this emotional book. I raged at just what some had to endure. But I also felt their bravery in finding justice for all children who suffered. Highly recommended” Between My Lines
“A story that will touch every reader’s heart. An absolute must-read” By The Letter Book Reviews