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“A gloriously vivid puzzle of lost identities and stolen hearts, conveyed with the verve and panache of a true storyteller.” Liz Jensen

Mary Paulson-Ellis is a writer living in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her debut novel, The Other Mrs Walker is a Times Bestseller and Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2017.

She has been shortlisted as a Breakthrough Author in the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards and Highly Commended as a Rising Star in the DIVA Literary Awards 2017.

In a freezing Edinburgh flat, an old lady dies leaving nothing but a series of objects – an emerald dress, an orange and a Brazil nut with the Ten Commandments etched in its shell. What story might these objects reveal and who will uncover their tale?

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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year

The Other Mrs Walker has been named as Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year! 

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The Things We Leave Behind

  • Label 1: Stuffed Stoat

    Label 1: Stuffed Stoat (Part 3, London 2011)

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  • Label 2: Apostle Spoon

    Label 2: Apostle Spoon (Part 2, Edinburgh 2011)

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  • Label 3: Lucky Coronation Penny

    Label 3: Lucky Coronation Penny (Part 1, Edinburgh 2011)

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  • Label 4: Orange

    Label 4: Orange (Part 1, London 1929)

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  • Label 5: Laburnum Seeds

    Label 5: Laburnum Seeds (Part 1, London 1933)

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  • Label 6: Brazil Nut

    Label 6: Brazil Nut (Part 2, London 1937)

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  • Label 7: Fox Stole

    Label 7: Fox Stole (Part 2, Edinburgh 2011)

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  • Label 8: China Cherub

    Label 8: China Cherub (Part 1, London 1935)

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  • Label 9: Orange Pips

    Label 9: Orange Pips (Part 5, London 1944)

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  • Label 10: Orange Peel

    Label 10: Orange Peel (Part 2, Edinburgh 2011)

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  • Label 11: A Photograph

    Label 11: A Photograph (Part 4, London 1970)

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Bestseller! The Other Mrs Walker in The Times.

The Other Mrs Walker has made it to No.3 in The Times Saturday list of bestsellers.

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