Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie Fforde, a short story entitled The Undercover Cook, while simultaneously relaunching her website.

The Undercover Cook will also feature the first chapter of Fforde's new physical book Recipe for Love, which will be published in hardback in March.

The digital short will be available to read across all devices, with prices varying depending on the retailer.

The website,, includes photos, videos and written pieces from Fforde, as well as news, competitions and exclusives around her publications.

Century and Arrow publisher Selina Walker said: "Recipe for Love is set around a TV cookery competition so we're publishing a digital short which also has cooking at its heart, plus a very sexy chef, to whet the appetite of Katie's existing fans and also to entice new ones to sample her work."