Charlotte Ledger, commissioning editor at Harper said: “I’ve always been a fan of Christie’s vibrant, fun writing – it’s so full of life and charm, I’m so excited to be working with her.”

Kimberley Young, publisher said: “Finding the very best writing talent has always been the hallmark of HarperCollins UK and we’re thrilled to add Christie – both a wonderful writer and fantastic person – to the list.”

‘Full of warmth, fun and feel-good factor.’ Katie Fforde #1 bestselling Romance Writer.

‘Christie Barlow is a romcom genius.’ Our Town Magazine.

Kitty’s Countryside Dream – ‘A heartwarming and cosy countryside read with characters you will love’ Rachael Lucas.

Starcross Manor – Another fantastic addition to the Love Heart Lane series… It has drama and romance in spades!’ Bella Osborne #1 Bestselling author.

‘Christie Barlow is one of the best writers in this genre.’ Lorraine Rugman – The Book Review Café.

‘Christie is an immensely talented author with the ability to spin words into heart-warming comedy gold.’ Caroline Mitchell #1 bestselling author. 

Well-observed, highly-relatable and wickedly-funny.’ Cathy Bramley.

‘There’s always love, laughter and a happy-ever-after with Christie Barlow’s books!’ Mandy Baggot bestselling author.

‘What I absolutely love about the authors books is her attention to her characters, they are a joy to read about. they are so well developed by the end of the book you really do feel you are saying “goodbye” to old friends.’ Lorraine Rugman – The Book Review Café.

The Misadventures of a Playground Mother – ‘Absolutely blew me away! It is funny, jaw-droppingly shocking in parts and also had me in floods of tears. I would give a 100 stars if I could as this book is that outstanding… A truly wonderful book that I was very sad to finish.’ By the Letter Book Reviews.

The Misadventures of a Playground Mother – ‘I’ve never laughed quite so much at a funeral. Playground politics have never been funnier.’ Claire Knight..

Lizzie’s Christmas Escape – ‘I loved every page of this amazing, beautiful, lovely book. Highly recommended! Renita D’Silva.

Lizzie’s Christmas Escape – ‘This is sooo much more than a festive read … a powerful and emotional story that will stay with me for a very long time to come … simply stunning!’ By the Letter Book Reviews.

Lizzie’s Christmas Escape – ‘What a corker of a book! Relatable, enticing, full of humour and drama in double doses and with a huge dollop of Christmas sprinkled in! It’s pace doesn’t slow down for a second, from the first page you are hooked!’I Blog Books.

‘Kitty’s Countryside Dream is a soul-boosting necessity. I have a suspicion it’s been sprinkled with a little bit of magic, as on the darkest days it’ll warm your cockles and make everything seem right with the world.So, get those wellies on and head for a new roost in the country in this delicious feel-good tale with a gorgeous soft centre.’ Little Bookness Lane.

Kitty’s Countryside Dream – ‘A fantastic story, one that will keep you reading long into the night, just to find out what happens. I loved every moment of it and some of the scenes, with chickens, will have you chuckling’ Rachel’s Random Reads.