Advent competition

Complete France is giving away The Forgotten Summer as one of it’s prizes on the 15th December as part of it’s 24 day Advent competition. 15 December 2016 | The prize: a bundle of books written by FRANCE Magazine columnists and favourite authors About: This selection of books includes the latest publications from FRANCE Magazine…

Out Now

So exciting that the paperback edition of THE FORGOTTEN SUMMER is hitting the shelves today! If you haven’t already, you can order your copy here:

The World of James Herriot

SPECIAL GUEST #2 Multi award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Drinkwater will be attending the #Herriot100 Gala Dinner. Carol will also be signing copies of her new novel #TheForgottenSummer at the White Rose Books & Coffee Bar before our Gala. The Kindle version is also available for just £1.99.

A Special Easter Giveaway

Dear friends, My lovely publishing team at Michael Joseph, Penguin, has teamed up with Goodreads to offer a copy of THE FORGOTTEN SUMMER as a special Easter gift to one lucky reader. The offer is open for entries from Friday 25th March until Monday 4th April. It is open to readers from  the United States,…

A gift for Mother’s Day

If you are looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, I think THE FORGOTTEN SUMMER will do the trick. The reviews coming in are really terrific and I genuinely believe your Mum will thoroughly enjoy it. Go ahead and spoil her. You only have the one Mum. Happy Mother’s Day to all my readers, Carol



Anyone wanting to come to meet me in Lancashire at The County Hall in Preston on 8th March. Ticket £5. Event is 6.30pm for 7pm talk. Ticket price goes against cost of book, I believe. Book here