It was wonderful to launch the publication of my debut novel The Second Love Of My Life at the Waterstones store I work in.
The evening was a chance to thank all my family and friends for their support during my journey to get published and toast the book on its way out into the world.
I signed copies of the book for everyone and it was so surreal to see people buying something I had written. It was a real dream come true moment.
And here I am with the team who worked on the book at Headline, my publishers:
The lovely George Lester filmed the speech by my editor Emily and mine, which turned me into an emotional wreck! Here it is:
It was a lovely evening and I was so grateful that so many came to celebrate the book with me.