/ Key title From the author of the phenomenal Sunday Times bestsellers 'One Child' and 'Ghost Girl', comes a startling and poignant memoir of three people's victimisation and abuse -- and their heartbreaking but ultimately successful steps to recovery, with the help of Torey Hayden, an extraordinary teacher. / No. 1 Sunday Times Best Seller - 'Ghost Girl' and 'Tiger's Child'. No. 2 Sunday Times Bestseller - 'One Child' and 'Just Another Kid' ('One Child' spent an amazing 27 weeks in the ST bestseller Top 10). / Torey Hayden has sold one million books in the UK alone, with worldwide sales exceeding 5 million. Her books have been translated into 28 languages. / The HB edition of Twilight Children has sold over 50,000 copies to date. It was serialised in the Telegraph Magazine. / Torey is a spokesperson for the NSPCC. She is also a former President of North Wales ChildLine, has worked as a counsellor with the Samaritans and now works extensively with the Citizen's Advice Bureau. / HarperThorsons HarperElement have developed the two biggest selling inspirational memoir authors: Jane Elliott and Torey Hayden with each of them claiming a massive 15% of this market in 2005. / Key title in the Closer Magazine Book Club promotion and to be supported by an author-led national publicity campaign.
Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a special education teacher who, since 1979, has chronicled her struggles in the classroom in a succession of bestselling books. She currently lives and writes in North Wales with her daughter.
'Hayden's books are unapologetic tear-jerkers.' The Times T2 'Torey Hayden deserves the kind of respect I can't give many people. She isn't valuable, she's incredible. The world needs more like Torey Hayden.' - Boston Globe