Alex Brown

Alex Brown


Alex Brown is an award-winning author of many bestselling books including the hugely popular Carrington’s series, The Great Christmas Knit OffThe Great Village ShowNot Just For Christmas, The Secret of Orchard Cottage, The Wish,  A Postcard from Italy, and A Postcard from Paris. Her uplifting books are published worldwide and have been translated into six languages.

In 2006, Alex won a competition to write the City Girl column for The London Paper, with a circulation of 500,000 weekly copies. She went on to write the column until her first novel, Cupcakes At Carrington’s was published in 2013. Alex has written short stories and articles for numerous magazines including PrimaCosmopolitanGlamourPeople’s Friend and Femail.

Cupcakes At Carrington’s and The Secret of Orchard Cottage both went to No.1 in the UK Kindle chart. The Great Christmas Knit Off was a UK Top 50 Paperback Bestseller and voted a Kobo Best Book of 2014 with The Secret of Orchard Cottage a Kobo Best Book of 2016.

Alex lives in rural Sussex, with her husband, daughter and two very glossy black Labradors. When she isn’t writing Alex enjoys knitting, watching Strictly Come Dancing with her daughter and going to Northern Soul nights, and is passionate about supporting charities working with care leavers, adoption and vulnerable young people.

Alex Brown @alexbrownbooks

Is it too early for a French Martini? Asking for me.

Happy pub day to the one and only KC! Hope you’ve had a brill day 🎉👍🏻

Not one but TWO signed and gift wrapped Postcard books here 👇 Please bid and RT to help raise money for children in hospital 💗

Only one month to go! I’m so excited to take you all back to picture-postcard-pretty Mulberry-On-Sea in my brand new Christmas book. #BridgetsBakery is the first in a Carrington’s spin off series and you can pre order today. Waheyyyy! ❤️

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Bids are open to WIN a signed, gift wrapped early copy of my brand new Christmas book #BridgetsBakery in the 7th Authors' & Illustrators' Auction @ChildrenInRead. Please RT to help raise funds for @BBCCiN 🎄@0neMoreChapter_

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Thanks so much to the wonderful @RNAtweets community for sharing my #TuesNews yesterday. Much appreciated 🤗

Some days only a cheese, tomato and salad cream sandwich will do for lunch. Amirite? #tuesdaymotivations

Only one month to go! I’m so excited to take you all back to beautiful Mulberry-On-Sea in my brand new cosy Christmas book. The first in a Carrington’s spin off series and you can pre order today for 99p in e! 🎄 #TuesNews @RNAtweets

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AN ISLAND AT WAR is out in paperback & audiobook this Thursday!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️'Wish I could give it 6 stars. Excellent.'
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️'It made me smile and cheer and cry - I absolutely loved it.'

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Return to #MermaidsPoint next week where the season is changing and maybe it's time for Nerissa Morgan to make some changes in her life too.
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The Christmas Escape is out in just six weeks! It’s a fun, festive story set in glorious Swedish Lapland under the shimmer of the northern lights. Available for pre-order now #TuesNews @RNAtweets

A smashing start to the week with this #bookpost treasure! Thanks for sending @kim28young @kimbochambers @sarahjlshea. I can’t wait to get to stuck in to the #TheFamilyMan 💛

Looking forward to this….😎

Can’t beat a piece of Kinder egg and a sweet note! My darling girl left this on my office chair to ‘help the wordage flow today’ 💗 #FridayFeeling

Join the new queen of the blockbuster, international best-seller, @MelanieBlakeUK , at her masterclass on how YOU can get published & have a hit book, 22 September. Book now!

Happy publication day to @chrissiemanby 🎉 This book is pawfection. It’s emotional and joyful and utterly compelling 🐾❤️👇@kimberleyatkins

Going out out! Bottomless brunch with Mr Brown 🍹