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Emily Barr

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aka Evie Green

Emily Barr is the author of twelve novels and a novella. Her first book, Backpack, won the WH Smith New Talent Award. She has since written eleven more adult novels published in the UK and around the world, and a novella, Blackout, for the Quick Reads series. Her twelfth novel, The Sleeper, is a psychological thriller set on the London to Cornwall sleeper train. Her first novel for Young Adults, The One Memory of Flora Banks, attracted universal interest from publishers before being bought pre-emptively by Penguin. It will be published globally in January 2017.She lives in Cornwall with her partner and their children.

Genres: Mystery, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Romance, Romance
New Books
   Backpack (2001)
   Baggage (2002)
   Cuban Heels (2003)
     aka Cuba
   Atlantic Shift (2004)
     aka Solo
   Plan B (2005)
   Out of My Depth (2006)
   The Sisterhood (2008)
   The Life You Want (2009)
   The Perfect Lie (2010)
   The First Wife (2011)
   Stranded (2012)
   The Sleeper (2013)
   The One Memory of Flora Banks (2016)
   The Truth and Lies of Ella Black (2017)
   The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods (2019)
   Things to do Before the End of the World (2021)
   Ghosted (2022)
   This Summer's Secrets (2023)
   A Girl Can Dream (2024)
Series contributed to
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult nominee (2018) : The One Memory of Flora Banks

Emily Barr recommends
Deadly Cure (2022)
Mahi Cheshire
"DEADLY CURE is a gripping, exhilarating read. I loved the medical setting, clearly written with the benefit of experience and authority, the high stakes plotting, the twists and turns. It's an addictive read that ramps up the tension again and again, and that took me to a place I hadn't seen coming at all. I loved it."
All the Little Children (2017)
Jo Furniss
"All the Little Children is one of those books that grips you from the start and never lets go. I was thinking about it long after I’d finished reading. It’s punchy, relevant, and horribly plausible, with a brilliant, flawed, brave narrator. The skillful interweaving of the frustrations of motherhood and the apocalypse makes this different from anything I’ve ever read before. And when I finished it I was crying on a train, and I didn’t care who saw me."
While My Eyes Were Closed (2016)
Linda Green
"Terrifying, brilliantly plotted. Linda Green manages to construct an amazing scenario out of every parent's worst nightmare and make it incredibly plausible."
What I Did (2011)
Christopher Wakling
"Hugely impressive, gripping, funny and thought provoking."
Fashion Victim (2005)
(Annie Anderson, book 1)
Sam Baker
"Very funny, great escapism, and offering a genuinely fascinating insight into the world of fashion, but with murders thrown in to make it exciting. I really loved it!"
The Family Tree (2004)
Carole Cadwalladr
"Carole Cadwalladr has written a wonderful novel that is hilarious and tragic at the same time."

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