Claire King



Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by admin -

Launch events for Everything Love Is:

If you’d like to discuss a possible event, or would like me to come along to a reading group or book-club, either in person or via Skype, please see my contact page.


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Meet the Authors – Stroud Book Festival 2017

Sat 04 November 2017 - Stroud Subscription Rooms - The George Room

An opportunity to meet and chat to many of the authors all in one spot, and get signed copies of our books (perfect Christmas present ideas!)

Paperback Publication

Thu 18 May 2017 - In a bookshop near you

Paperback Publication

A shy kingfisher you might spot this spring…and some gratitude

Stroud Book Festival

Fri 18 November 2016 - Stroud Subscription Rooms

Katie Fforde is well-known as a romance novelist but this is the first time I’ve been asked to speak about romantic fiction. Everything Love Is is a love story, but is it romantic? We will be trying to answer the question, “What is Romantic Fiction?”

Book Signing in Ripon

Sat 13 August 2016 - The Little Ripon Bookshop

I’m delighted to be heading back to The Little Ripon Bookshop to chat and sign copies of Everything Love Is this summer.

Book Signing at Waterstones Doncaster

Sun 07 August 2016 - Waterstones, Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster.

Signing books back where I grew up. Feels.

Everything Love Is Launch

Thu 28 July 2016 - UK

Launch day for my second novel, and a lovely party at Waterstones on Tottenham Court Road. Thanks to everyone who came, and made it such a lovely evening, and to Vicki Murray for the splendid cake!  

Book Signing at Stroud Bookshop

Sat 23 July 2016 - Stroud Bookshop

11:00am-12:30pm, Saturday 23rd July and don’t forget to visit the farmers’ market first!

Wine at Breakfast – Free

Tue 26 April 2016 -

Thirty years ago today, in the early morning of April 26th 1986,, a nuclear reactor at Pripyat exploded. As the winds blew the fallout over the surrounding cities…and countries, the Soviet government stayed silent.

Sainsbury’s Magazine Feature

Fri 04 July 2014 -

Sainsbury’s Magazine Feature

There’s a beautiful article in the August 2014 Sainsbury’s magazine looking at our life here in France, and talking about how we like to shop the local markets and the way we eat as a family. It includes three of our favourite recipes, all simple, economic and family friendly (as well as very tasty!)

All The Words

Tue 30 June 2015 -

Thanks to the brilliant Hayley Webster, there’s a little literary festival you can go to from the comfort of your own garden/sofa,

The Bookshop Book

Wed 01 October 2014 -

The Bookshop Book is a beautiful book put together by author and bookseller Jen Campbell which celebrates bookshops from all over the world. The Bookshop Book examines the history of books, talks to authors about their favourite places, and looks at over three hundred weirdly wonderful bookshops across six continents. Authors chatting in the book include Bill Bryson, Audrey Niffenegger, Ian Rankin, Jacqueline Wilson … and me!

Audio Book now available

Wed 26 March 2014 -

The Night Rainbow is now available as an audio book, read by the very talented Diane Piron-Gelman
It is available from Audible, which you can find directly on their site, or via Amazon.

If you don’t already have Audible membership, you can get The Night Rainbow for free when you sign up

Portsmouth First Fiction Award

Sat 19 October 2013 - Portsmouth Central Library

Portsmouth First Fiction Award

Alongside the other shortlisted authors, I’ll be taking part in discussions with the libraries and reading groups judging this prize.

UK Paperback Launch

Thu 01 August 2013 -

The perfect summer holiday read, out in paperback!

York Festival of Ideas – New Writers’ Day

Sat 15 June 2013 - Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YORK

Meet and chat to a line up of great new authors. Readings, Q&A, book signings. Free event.