Creative James Media announced it has signed debut author Kate Martin for a two-book deal. Are You Okay, Elliot Hart is a YA contemporary dual narrative written from the voices of two teenage boys: Elliot Hart and Josh McBride. Elliot spends his days caring for his agoraphobic mum and hiding from the school bully, Josh. Josh spends his days tormenting Elliot and dreaming of a life away from his abusive stepdad. Book 1 in this series releases March 2022 and the sequel releases in 2023.
This series addresses the difficulties of being a caregiver and the stress it causes, especially on teenagers. It provides understanding, hope and a story that young people can relate to, especially in our times.
Kate lives in Warrington, England with her husband, two sons and a dog. She works as a teacher by day and writes stories close to her heart by night.