For Emily

Katherine Slee

Emily’s grandmother Margaret Tate was one of Britain’s most beloved children’s authors.


But, seriously ill for the majority of her childhood, Emily wasn’t like the millions of children who loved her grandmother’s books. Bed-bound and home-schooled by her grandmother, she barely even left the house.


But in her last book, Emily’s late grandmother leaves one final, cryptic dedication:

For Emily –– you will live again.

22a Tumbler Road.


Emily discovers that this is just one of many coded dedications her grandmother wrote in her books over the years. Every one was written just for her – and each will lead her on a different


Her grandmother’s final words will mark the first chapter in Emily’s new life – all she needs is a little dedication . . .



Uplifting book club fiction

UK Publication

Orion, Spring 2020

US Publication

Grand Central, February 2020

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World All Languages: Orion
German: Hoffman und Campe
Italian: Garzanti