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Cally Taylor is an author with two writing identities. As Cally Taylor she wrote romantic comedies and women’s fiction and as CL Taylor she writes dark psychological thrillers.

Cally’s first psychological thriller, THE ACCIDENT (written as CL Taylor) - was published by Avon HarperCollins in April 2014 and in the USA (as BEFORE I WAKE) by Sourcebooks in June 2014. It shot into the top ten of's Kindle chart within two weeks of release and rights have been sold to Germany, Italy, France, Russia, Brazil, Spain, Turkey and Poland.

Her second psychological thriller, THE LIE was published in the UK in 2015 and became a #5 Sunday Times Bestseller as well as hitting the #1 spots on Amazon, iBooks, Kobo, Google Books and Sainsbury eBooks. Her third psychological thriller, THE MISSING, was published in April 2016, hit #6 in the Sunday Times Bestseller list and #1 on Amazon, Sainsbury eBooks and Kobo. Her fourth psychological thriller (title TBA) will be published in the UK on 6th April 2017. C.L. Taylor's has now sold in excess of 600,000 books (ebook and print).

Her international bestselling romantic comedies, HEAVEN CAN WAIT and HOME FOR CHRISTMAS were published by Orion in the UK and translated into 14 languages.

HOME FOR CHRISTMAS was developed into a feature film by JumpStart Productions in 2014 and screened via OurScreen in Brighton, London, Swansea, Bristol and Liverpool. The film featured Karl Davies (Happy Valley, Game of Thrones, Kingdom), April Pearson (Skins), Lucy Griffiths (True Blood, Robin Hood) and Derren Nesbitt (Where Eagles Dare). The film is available to buy on DVD and via vimeo. Details on the Home for Christmas facebook page.

You can find out more about Cally below:

Blog 1: (for all Cally Taylor news)
Blog 2: (for all CL Taylor news)

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