About Me


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I’m an experienced freelance journalist and these days have been described as a prolific novelist. I have written for the national press for the past eighteen years and I am the author of six novels – two under the pen-name Fiona Harrison, A PUG LIKE PERCY and A PUPPY CALLED HUGO (HQ, 2017), two WW2 sagas for Orion (THE SPARK GIRL and A WARTIME PROMISE) and now a new series set during the Second World War, the first of which, CHRISTMAS AT LIBERTY’S (Penguin Random House), was a bestseller in 2018. This year, I have two novels being published – THE LIBERTY GIRLS (Penguin Random House) and a contemporary women’s fiction title, THE TIME OF OUR LIVES (Head of Zeus). As well as all that I have found time to ghostwrite a little celebrity fiction, but of course I can mention no names!

I am represented by Kate Burke of Blake Friedmann.


A wonderful, uplifting story of friendship and courage. Characters you can't help falling in love with! This new series will surely touch the hearts of saga readers everywhere’ Nancy Revell, author of the Shipyard Girls series

'A Liberty treasure chest of silks, satin, lace and ribbons with gritty wartime passion at its very core. A gem!' Daisy Styles, author of the Bomb Girls series

'I loved the warmth of the friendship between Mary and her friends and the wonderful world of Liberty’s. It’s a page turner of a book with twists and turns that make you keep on reading to find out what happens next.' Rosie Hendry, author of the East End Angels series
'a fabulous debut from an immensely talented author' Annie Groves

'Ford gets to the heart of what it was like to live through the dangerous war years in this warm, captivating, down-to-earth story which is brimming with engaging characters, adventure, romance and heartbreak.' Lancashire Post

'Fiona Ford has written a charming and very appealing story...Kitty Williams is the girl we all want to be.' Swirl and Thread

‘Angela’s Ashes on four legs’ Evening Standard