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Books And The City Podcast

I recently spoke to Books In The City about my new book "A Daughter's Secret".
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THE FIVE W’S and HOW Of Eleanor Moran

WHO? Who are you besides a writer? I write part of the week, and run a drama department in a TV company the other half. I come up with ideas for …

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Same Book, Different Reaction: Eleanor Moran Talks Rebecca

I cannot think of a single opening line that is more memorable and evocative than those first few words from Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. I was fourteen when I first …

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When is a date not a date?: How to decode the new rules of romance

There was a time when, if a man asked you out, you knew what his intentions were. So when did the rules change? Eleanor Moran guides us through the minefield …

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My Unconventional Upbringing

Summer 1980. Margaret Thatcher is newly in office, Blondie are riding high in the charts and I’m halfway through year one at a rough Inner London primary school, trying to …

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The Most Painful Love Affair of All: When Friendship Turns to Frenemies

When I was a little girl, it wasn’t a Sindy doll or a My Little Pony I longed for, but a best friend. The kind of friend I could stay …

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7 Toxic Female Friendships in Books

When a female friendship turns toxic, it can be the most brutal break up of all. Losing a lover, we know the rules so well that they could’ve been handed …

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7 Stepmothers in Books

With the explosion of marketing for Mother’s Day in full effect this week, it’s easy to forget the women left behind in the half light. I’m talking about stepmothers, so …

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A Daughter’s Secret

A Daughter’s Secret is my most personal book to date. Mia, my heroine, is a thirty something psychotherapist who specialises in working with children and teens. On the surface she’s …

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My Top 10 Love Stories

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier I read this when I was fourteen, and loved it (like hundreds of other hormonal, lovesick fourteen year olds before me). I was asked to speak about …

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