Catherine Hokin is a Glasgow-based author, writing both long and short fiction. Her novel, The Fortunate Ones, was published by Bookouture on 20th January 2020. This is a story of love and survival set during and in the aftermath of the Second World War in Berlin and Buenos Aires. Felix and Hannah meet unexpectedly in a Berlin dance hall. They are instantly smitten and immediately separated. Felix goes searching for the beautiful girl in blue but Hannah is not who she seems and, when they encounter each other again, it is in the most terrible of circumstances.
Her second Berlin novel – What Only We Know – traces the devastating impact of a family secret, with a timeline split between the 1930s/ 1940s and the 1970s to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Her third novel, The Lost Mother was published in January 2021. It is set in Berlin and America set against a background which spans the German film industry under Goebbels and the rise of the German American Bund in America and the internment of American Germans.
Catherine also writes short stories a number of which have been published which have been published in magazines including Writers’ Forum, iScot & Myslexia and placed in competitions, including first place in the 2019 Flash 500 Competition Short Story Competition.
She is represented by Tina Betts of the Andrew Mann Literary Agency