‘Frost Hollow Hall’ is Emma’s debut novel for Faber and won the North East Book Award. Her second novel, ‘The Girl Who Walked On Air’ is set in a Victorian circus and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2015.
'Letters From The Lighthouse', chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month for May 2017, is Emma's sixth novel. It won the Book Are My Bag award for Best Middle Grade book 2017. It has also been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and is a Sunday Times Best Book of 2017.
In another life she wishes she’d written ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne Du Maurier. Emma lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.