The Double Life of Daisy Hemmings

Joanna Nadin

01 June 2023
384 pages


'Unflinching, unforgettable . . . a step up for fans of Taylor Jenkins Reid' - The Bookseller

'Totally absorbing and evocative' - Kate Riordan, bestselling author of Summer Fever

What happens when truth and lies collide? The Double Life of Daisy Hemmings is an intoxicating mystery across past and present from Joanna Nadin.

1988, Cornwall. At seventeen, Jason wants much more from life than working in his father's pub. So when twin sisters Daisy and Bea, and their small circle of friends, arrive for a holiday in his village, Jason is determined to become part of their glamorous, intoxicating world.

2018, London. When famous actress Daisy Hemmings decides it's time to write her autobiography, she chooses James Tate to help her. James is a ghost-writer and his job is to tell other people's stories for them. He's good at it, and why wouldn't he be? He's spent years pretending to be someone else . . .

Unflinching, unforgettable . . . Nadin should be this year's summer sensation -- a step up for fans of Taylor Jenkins Reid.
The writing fizzes with energy and charm, and the story is bewitching. I didn't want it to end
Totally absorbing and evocative