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The Jemima Layzell Trust 10 Year Commemoration

The Jemima Layzell Trust commemorates 10 years since Jemima’s death.

10 years since she donated all her major organs, corneas and stem cells and helped change more than 11 people’s lives.

Jemima Layzell Trust Online Book Auction

We are holding a very special online auction of limited edition and signed books.

Our patron Michael Morpurgo was the first to get involved so please follow the link to see the full list. There’s a fabulous mixture of crime, romcom, historical fiction and horror, so something for all tastes and ages.

Or visit our events page, follow the link from

Bidding is open from the 11th March and will end on Friday 25th March.

Top Prize

Over 120 books from award-winning publisher Orenda Books

Independent publisher Orenda Books won CWA Crime & Mystery Publisher of the Year in 2020 and publishes literary fiction, with a heavy emphasis on crime thrillers, and half the list in translation. Orenda's authors include Helen FitzGerald, Paul Cleave, Will Carver, Doug Johnstone, Matt Wesolowski, Agnes Ravatn, Ragnar Jonasson, Thomas Enger, Gunnar Staalesen, Antti Tuomainen, Lilja Sigurdardottir, Vanda Symon and Eva Bjorg Aegisdottir, and this lot includes a copy of every book published, since the publisher was formed in 2015. Over £1000 worth of books! Perfect for reading, sharing or even donating and/or gifting! Good luck!

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