Release date: October 17th 2019

Women's Fiction

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-9993006-7-8


Finalist for The People's Book Prize 2019


'The whole book was very different, highly original, its construction impeccable, its characters enthralling'

Goodreads review 


ABOUT: Four lives. Three siblings. Two secrets. One Pivotal moment.When a mysterious bequest throws the lives of four women into chaos, they seek support from hypnotherapist, Dr Kath O' Hannon. Through a process of self-discovery, their new found knowledge weighs heavily, as they unpick four decades of life choices, and are forced to make bold decisions about the next stage of their journeys. Pivotal is a split-narrative, relationship mystery portraying the impact of a life-changing moment on four women with seemingly unconnected lives.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nikki is a writer and coach who works with others to unlock their writing talents. She runs coaching programs and one to one sessions to help aspiring writers achieve their goals.​She began writing her debut book Pivotal nine years ago, whilst still working in her recruitment career, following a flash of inspiration in a session with her own coach. She has given talks and presentations on her writing process and career.​ Nikki is married with a blended family of five children across two hemispheres. Although a beginner, she's a big fan of Argentine Tango, which she hopes to dance in Buenos Aires one day.


For more on Nikki

Twitter: @Nikki_Vallance



Pivotal by Nikki Vallance