Sarah Rayner


Sarah Rayner is the author of five novels including the international bestseller, One Moment, One Morning and its follow-up, The Two Week Wait.

A third novel featuring her Brighton-based characters, Another Night, Another Day, has just been published in the UK, and Sarah's first non-fiction book, Making Friends with Anxiety, is available for pre-order now.  

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A Tale of Five Teacups

a tale of 5 teacupsHow do publishers come up with a book cover? Here's how teacups found global fame... ...read more

A Tale of Two Petticoats

How does a first novel get published? The Other Half involved a lottery, a trip to NYC and two petticoats... ...read more

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Pink borderA warm and supportive little book to help ease worry and panic, Making Friends with Anxiety, Sarah's first non-fiction title, is out now. Endorsed by doctors and written with compassion and humour... ...read more


New Novel Out Now

'Irresistible' Woman&Home  'Thought-provoking' The Sun 'Powerful' My Weekly 'Brilliant' The B&H Independent  'Warm and approachable. Fascinating' Essentials. Sarah's latest novel, Another Night, Another Day, is in the shops. BUY IT NOW...  ...read more 




Sarah's Blog

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‘Written from the heart’. My most personal novel yet

July 2014 My most personal - and political - novel to date I never thought I’d see the day when I admitted to the Daily Mail I’ve experienced mental health problems, but...

What makes a good book title?

June 2 It's all in a name... At a recent event someone asked how I come up with the titles of my books, and it set me thinking that of five novels...

And They All Lived Happily Ever After

Feb 6 2014 Today is Time-to-Talk Day – when Time to Change, England’s biggest mental health anti-stigma programme aims to get more people talking about mental health than ever before. Hurrah!     To mark...

Ouch! The Pain of Negative Reviews

Jan 29 2014 I don’t know about you, but taking criticism is not something I’ve ever found easy. Unfortunately, as I write novels for a living, it comes with the terrain...

One For The Men Out There

March 8 2014 Today is International Women's Day, so being the contrary type, I thought I'd invite a man to blog on here. After all, men experience tough times too; I believe sometimes they suffer because they are expected...

Being Thoughtful For One Moment

Jan 25 2014 My new novel, Another Night, Another Day, focuses on mental health. As part of my research, I did a course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or CBT, as it’s...

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