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Introducing ...

The Fortunate Ones

"a beautifully told love story" set during and in the aftermath of the Second World War in Berlin and Buenos Aires. Felix and Hannah meet unexpectedly in a Berlin dance hall. They are instantly smitten and immediately separated. Felix goes searching for the beautiful girl in blue but Hannah is not who she seems and, when they encounter each other again, it is in the most terrible of circumstances.

 Pre-order is now available from:


Apple Books



Beautiful and heartbreaking World War Two historical fiction​​

 The Fortunate Ones will be published by Bookouture on 20th January 2020

Catherine Hokin lives in

Glasgow, studied history in what feels like the medieval period at Manchester University & has 2 children who have finally left her to get on with her writing.

As well as one previous novel, she has had a number of short stories published magazines and anthologies, including Mslexia, iScot  & Writer's Forum. She was the winner of the 2019 Flash 500 Short Story Prize.

​Catherine is represented

by Tina Betts,

Andrew Mann Literacy