'Caroline Smailes and Will Self are arch-experimentalists.' Observer
Caroline Smailes' acclaimed debut novel, IN SEARCH OF ADAM, was published in 2007 (The Friday Project/HarperCollins). The Big Issue North declared the book 'an engrossing and touching read from a new talent'. Since then Caroline has written four additional novels. These include BLACK BOXES, international bestseller LIKE BEES TO HONEY, an experimental digital novel with eleven endings 99 REASONS WHY and modern day fairy tale THE DROWNING OF ARTHUR BRAXTON (all HarperCollins). The film of THE DROWNING OF ARTHUR BRAXTON is in post-production, with an expected spring 2017 release.
Caroline lives in the North West of England. She is also known as Caroline Wallace (THE FINDING OF MARTHA LOST).
Praise for her novels:
THE DROWNING OF ARTHUR BRAXTON - "Magical, weird, wonderful" - Matt Haig
99 REASONS WHY - "Witty and touching" - Guardian
LIKE BEES TO HONEY - "Haunting, heartfelt and beautiful" - Chris Cleave