Tim Darcy Ellis’s critically acclaimed debut novel, The Secret Diaries of Juan Luis Vives, has been awarded the Blueink Notable Book seal, the coveted Kirkus Star and the Indiereader Approved Star (getting 4.9/5 for writing content). Tim has been invited by the New York Review of Books to post a short synopsis of The Secret Diaries for the indie showcase in their Frankfurt Book Fair edition, on October 22nd 2020. 

Foreword Clarion Reviews are partnering with Combined Book Exhibit to showcase The Secret Diaries of Juan Luis Vives at the Frankfurt Book Fair (14th to 18th October 2020). The Frankfurt Book Fair has received generous grant funding from Germany’s Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media to make online foreign rights available on their platform for nine months.

Tim is excited to announce that he will be working with UK based White House Sound and award-winning narrator Peter Noble ( to create an Audiobook of The Secret Diaries to be released in December 2020.

The Secret Diaries was published as a lead story review in the Self Publishing review on 4th September 2020.