What people are saying about Sarah Harrison
Taut, suspenseful and sinister … powerful and compelling.
A Dangerous Thing – Booklist
A work of extraordinary fictional daring … assured … always convincing
Harrison is a writer with a gift for mixing candour, compassion and comedy.
A nice dry, wry style … you who have tears to shed, prepare to shed them now
Written with Sarah Harrison’s usual verve, this story offers new insights into the dangers of a mother’s overdependence, and the absolute necessity of letting go.
…written with Sarah Harrison’s usual perception and telling eye for detail … warm, moving and believable
Home and Life
All my books are listed here – you’ll see I’ve used my own style of classification based on chatting to readers over the years. Use the links in the sidebar or click the items below to find out more about my books.
If a book’s out of print you’ll be able to find it in your local library, or on Amazon using the links provided.
The Wildflower Path
This is a contemporary novel complete in itself, but it also concludes the epic story that began with the bestselling WWI saga The Flowers of the Field, and continued with A Flower That’s Free.
A Flower That’s Free
Kate Kingsley is a prickly, defensive, bloody-minded young woman who leaves her adopted parents in Kenya for the restrictive society and febrile atmosphere of England between the wars.
The Flowers of the Field
One of the big best sellers of the 1980s, this WWI epic follows sisters Thea and Dulcie Tennant and their maid, Primmy as their lives and attitudes are changed for ever by the Great War.
Secrets of Our Hearts
The story centres on three prisoners of war who knew each other as boys, and a fourth who has a toxic interest in their relationships to each other and himself.
The Red Dress
We follow the progress of a gorgeous handmade dress through five different owners, and see how their lives are changed by possession of something uniquely beautiful.