Britain's Next Bestseller signs real-life stories

Britain's Next Bestseller signs real-life stories

Crowdfunding publishing initiative Britain’s Next Bestseller has offered publishing deals to three British women for books inspired by their own struggles in life.

Britain’s Next Bestseller published Ria Frances’ Inflicted in paperback for £8.99 and as an e-book in September 2014 and Cath Filby’s Breast Cancer: A Journey from Fear to Empowerment in paperback for £9.99 in October and as an e-book.

Frances lives on a farm in West Susssex with her husband and four sons. She began writing Inflicted, about a woman who takes in a young Holocaust survivor, in the stressful period after her twin sons were born prematurely.

Filby’s book documents her experience after being diagnosed with breast cancer, taking a no-holds-barred approach to every step of her treatment. She lives with her husband in Bournemouth.

Britain’s Next Bestseller will also publish Confessions of a Mother Inferior by Ericka Waller, a single mother of three children who lives in Brighton. She is the author of blog Mum in The South and her novel, which follows a mother of three whose husband is becoming more distant and best friend has died, is based on her own life.

Confessions of a Mother Inferior will be published in May 2015 in paperback at £8.99 and also as an e-book.