ITV article about how my car accident inspired If I Die Before I Wake

ITV West Country have run this great article about the success of If I Die Before I Wake, and how my car accident eleven years ago partly inspired the writing of it.

Emily Koch pictured in 2008

Emily Koch pictured in 2008

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Introducing: Co když zemřu, než se probudím – the Czech translation of If I Die Before I Wake

Beautiful copies of the Czech translation of If I Die Before I Wake were delivered today – don’t they look great?

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It’s called Co když zemřu, než se probudím, is published by Knihy Dobrovský and was translated by Jitka Fialová.

I will be adding them to my bookshelves along with the Polish and Dutch translations.

 

 

Selling well: If I Die Before I Wake is a “Heatseeker”

It’s been a good week or so for If I Die Before I Wake – I think perhaps being Thriller of the Month at Waterstones might have had something to do with it!

Industry magazine The Bookseller has something called the Heatseekers charts, which – as far as I understand – lists books which are selling well, even if not well enough to get into the top 10 bestsellers list.

And If I Die Before I Wake is at number three in the Heatseekers list this week!

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If I Die Before I Wake has been longlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award

It’s been a bit of a week!

My debut novel If I Die Before I Wake has been longlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award.

I found out yesterday as I dashed around signing copies of it at Waterstones branches in Bristol (they have selected it as their Thriller of the Month!). Suffice itIf I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch to say, my heart was bursting yesterday. Continue reading

EVENT: “Deadly Enemies, Fickle Friends: Who Can You Trust?” I’ll be appearing at CrimeFest 2019

I’ve just added another event to my busy calendar for 2019 – CrimeFest.

This annual event, held in Bristol, is a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. It has not only become one of the biggest crime fiction events in Europe, but is also one of the most popular dates in the international crime fiction calendar.

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