The Last Chance Hotel – Nicki Thornton

The Last Chance Hotel – Nicki Thornton

The Last Chance Hotel

Published in 2018

• Chicken House
• Sold in 10 territories
• Winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2016
• Waterstones Book of the Month October 2018
• Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2019
• Longlisted for the Specsavers National Book Award

I fell for the premise: the story of Seth, a saucepan scrubber in a weird building whose inmates make Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel guests look boring.
The Times

Talking cats, mysterious notebooks full of ancient wickedness; what’s not to love?
The Guardian

Nicki Thornton

Nicki’s passion is inspiring children to love reading for pleasure and has been a compulsive reader since early childhood. A career in journalism meant Nicki had to write for a living, but running her own bookshop for ten years helped to remind her how much fun writing can be. The result – her debut novel, THE LAST CHANCE HOTEL.

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