Sarah Ferguson has landed a 22-book deal.
The 62-year-old author, who is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, has announced she will write several volumes, including three new young adult novels based on her own life, through publisher Serenity Press.
The Duchess of York, who has Princess Eugenie, 32, and Princess Beatrice, 33, with Queen Elizabeth’s son, will speak about her own struggles with mental health and an eating disorder, as well as the loss of his mother, Susan Barrantes, who died just a year after Princess Diana in a car accident.
Sarah said in a statement; “Young adult is perhaps the fastest growing category of new fiction today. There is something about adolescence, with all its incredible triumphs and heartbreaking failures, that makes it the perfect backdrop for powerful storytelling.”
She added, “I wanted to share my story of growing up with anxiety and an eating disorder, as well as witness firsthand the effects of generational trauma. For me, it’s always there and it all started with the loss of my mother.”
The first book, ‘Demon’s Land’, is part of The Southport Series co-written by Michelle Worthington, and will arrive in late June.
Sarah released her debut novel, the coming-of-age story ‘Her Heart for a Compass,’ last summer, and is set to release part two in January.
The founder of Sarah’s Trust recently spent time in Poland visiting Ukrainian refugees, and her “constant contact” with young people from around the world has been inspiring.
He added: “With my charity work, I am in constant contact with young people and I have a lot of empathy for everything they have been through in the last two years. They are a capable and compassionate generation and their help as consultants in this book to make sure we Capturing the essence of what it’s like to be a teenager today was instrumental in writing the book.”
Co-writer Michelle commented, “I was honored to be asked to be a part of this project and have always enjoyed my brainstorming and writing sessions with the Duchess. I greatly appreciate her warmth, professionalism and highly value her insight-based advice.” extensive research on it. Hearing NOW.
“He went to great lengths to articulate and clarify exactly what messages he wanted to share in the series based on his personal experiences and took the time to listen to mine. His personalized approach challenged me to improve the manuscript and become the best support I could.” be for his vision. This series is a testament to his courage.”