Life After You

LIFE AFTER YOU is a Sunday Times bestseller and one of Richard and Judy’s Autumn Book Club picks for 2015 – the only non-fiction title on the list. It was voted as the overall Autumn Bookclub Reader’s Choice title. Read more and hear the podcast interview with Richard and Judy here.

Reviews for Life After You:

“[LIFE AFTER YOU] is raw, riveting and beautifully written…much recommended.” – BBC’s Andrew Marr.

“The story brims with charm, courage and wit…at times hysterical; heartbreaking at others, this is a wonderful book that has you cheering on its very likeable, funny and talented heroine as she moves from despair to a kind of hope.” (Deidre O’Brien, Sunday Mirror Book Club Choice)

“Lucie’s memoir, which started life as a very personal blog, is a raw howl of disbelief at the speed with which a baby-making quickie could turn to life-shattering tragedy. Life After You is, despite everything, a story of survival and, cautiously, recovery… A wrenchingly funny read.” (Jane Shilling, Daily Mail)

Based on my award-winning blog Wife After Death, Life After You charts the tumultuous two years following the sudden death of my husband, aged 37. You can order it here or buy at all good bookshops, with extra content available at WHSmith.

Read about Life After You in The Bookseller here.

Read an extract in the Mail on Sunday  here


UNATTACHED is an anthology of essays on being single in the modern age by women including Shappi Khorsandi, Poorna Bell…and me! It will be published by Penguin in February 2022, but you can pre-order here.

THE SCULPTRESS is my first novel, based on the life of the American sculptress Mary Callery. It was published in 2017 as part of a doctoral research thesis in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of Newcastle.

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