Life mirrors art as book author starts to live her best-selling plot

It's been one of the hit books of the year that's sold to 27 countries around the world. The Keeper of Lost Things tells the story of a man who tries to reunite lost property with its owners.

And now the author who wrote it is trying to do the same. Ruth Hogan, from Bedford started picking things up for inspiration. And she's now got hundreds of items. You can watch Claire McGlasson's piece about her by clicking on the video above.

Ruth Hogan's book has been a big hit Credit: ITV Anglia