It started in 2011, with a few scribbled notes … After six months of hard work and skipped lunches and very early mornings, it looked like this … In March 2012, a year after those first ideas were scribbled down, THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME was self published on Kindle and this happened … A couple of months later, THIS happened … Another year later, in March 2013, I self published the book as a Createspace paperback … Shortly after that, an agent in New York read the Kindle version, contacted me, signed me up and then in June 2013, THIS happened … https://hazelgaynor.com/blog/its-a-book-announcing-my-exciting-news/ and I drank lots of this … A beautiful new cover was designed … the line edits and copy edits came through … and the final proof pages arrived in November 2013 … The Advance Readers Copy arrived in Jan 2014 …. the audio book was recorded in LA … and finally, today, April 1st, 2014, THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME, published by William Morrow, is released across America … … and this little lady couldn’t be happier! To read about THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME click here, or visit my Facebook Author Page to read an extract. The novel will be published in the UK and Ireland on April 24th but if you can’t wait until then (!) it can be pre-ordered here.