Julie's first novel for Raven Books (Bloomsbury), Impossible Causes, a thriller about four teenage girls accused of witchcraft, was published in the UK and US in hardback in 2019 and in paperback in 2020. Her next book for Bloomsbury/Raven is Little Nothings, a story of friendships gone bad on the Greek island of Corfu. Julie's non-fiction work-in-progress, The One and Only Mabel Poulton has been awarded an Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grant and a Silvers Grant from the New York Review of Books. Her existing titles include scientific 18th century love story The Electrical Venus, critically-acclaimed Russian saga Mother Tongue, and award-winning Nazi alt-history The Big Lie. Her debut Red Ink was shortlisted for the 2014 Branford Boase Award.