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ABBY WILLIAMS

Agent: Kate Burke

Biography: Abby Williams is a penname for Fiona Ford. Fiona is an experienced freelance journalist and prolific novelist. She has written for weekly women’s magazines for the past fifteen years and is the author of six novels including  two under another penname, Fiona Harrison (for HQ), two World War Two sagas for Orion and, most recently, a World War Two series set in Liberty’s department store (Penguin Random House). Her first slice of contemporary women’s fiction, THE TIME OF OUR LIVES (Head of Zeus), under the name Abby Williams, will be published in summer 2019.

THE TIME OF OUR LIVES Women’s Fiction, 377 pages, Aria, August 2019  Twenty-six-year-old Erin has everything she's ever wanted – a good job, a gorgeous fiancé and a best friend who's always there for her. But suddenly her life comes crashing down around her. Unable to return home to her parents, she takes a room in a house nearby and her life starts over in the most unexpected of ways... Seventy-six-year-old Lydia, who, shocked by the sudden death of her husband, is devastated to discover that he has left her in crippling debt. With no choice but to take in a lodger, Erin comes into her life. When they find a letter hidden in the attic old secrets come to light and, with Erin by her side, Lydia finds herself going on a trip of a

THE TIME OF OUR LIVES
Women’s Fiction, 377 pages, Aria, August 2019

Twenty-six-year-old Erin has everything she's ever wanted – a good job, a gorgeous fiancé and a best friend who's always there for her. But suddenly her life comes crashing down around her. Unable to return home to her parents, she takes a room in a house nearby and her life starts over in the most unexpected of ways... Seventy-six-year-old Lydia, who, shocked by the sudden death of her husband, is devastated to discover that he has left her in crippling debt. With no choice but to take in a lodger, Erin comes into her life. When they find a letter hidden in the attic old secrets come to light and, with Erin by her side, Lydia finds herself going on a trip of a