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Linda Chapman


UK flag (b.1969)

aka Lauren Brooke, Amber Castle, Katie Chase, Alex Cliff, Lucy Daniels, Posy Diamond, Astrid Foss, Tilda Kelly, Daisy Meadows

Linda Chapman was born in Liverpool in 1969. She had many different jobs before becoming a full-time writer in 1999. She worked as a theatre stage manager, a dog trainer, a bookseller, a nanny, a teacher and a research assistant. She has written over 300 books for children, some under her own name, others under different names including the Superpowers series under the name Alex Cliff. Linda lives in Leicestershire with her husband, three children, three dogs and two ponies. When she is not writing she likes riding, reading, walking her dogs and visiting schools and libraries. She has written many different series including: 'My Secret Unicorn', 'Star Friends', 'Stardust', 'Sky Horses' and 'Not Quite a Mermaid' as well as the bestselling series 'Unicorn Academy' with co-author, Julie Sykes. Her latest series are 'Mermaid Academy', 'Magic Keepers', 'Moonlight Riders' and 'Star Friends'.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Romance
 
New and upcoming books
January 2024

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Dream Shield
(Star Friends, book 11)
February 2024

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Sand Filly
(Moonlight Riders, book 6)
August 2024

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Power Gem
(Star Friends, book 12)
Series
My Secret Unicorn
   1. The Magic Spell (2002)
   2. Dreams Come True (2006)
   3. Flying High (2002)
   4. Starlight Surprise (2003)
   5. Stronger Than Magic (2003)
   6. A Special Friend (2003)
   7. A Winter Wish (2004)
   8. A Touch of Magic (2005)
   9. Snowy Dreams (2005)
   10. Twilight Magic (2006)
   11. Friends Forever (2006)
   12. Rising Star (2006)
   13. Moonlight Journey (2007)
   14. Keeper of Magic (2007)
   15. Starry Skies (2007)
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Stardust
   1. Magic By Moonlight (2004)
   2. Believe in Magic (2005)
   3. Magic in the Air (2005)
   4. Stolen Magic (2006)
   5. Shadows of Magic (2007)
   6. Magic Secrets (2007)
   7. Midnight Magic (2008)
   Lucy's Magic Journal (2008)
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Not Quite a Mermaid
   1. Mermaid Island (2005)
   2. Mermaid Fire (2005)
   3. Mermaid Party (2006)
   4. Mermaid Friends (2006)
   5. Mermaid Treasure (2006)
   6. Mermaid Wish (2006)
   7. Mermaid Surprise (2007)
   8. Mermaid Tricks (2008)
   9. Mermaid Rescue (2008)
   10. Mermaid Promise (2008)
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Unicorn School
   1. First Class Friends (2007)
   2. The Surprise Party (2007)
   3. The Treasure Hunt: Unicorn School (2008)
   4. The School Play (2008)
   5. The Pet Show (2008)
   6. Team Magic (2008)
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Superpowers (as by Alex Cliff)
   1. The Jaws of Doom (2007)
   2. The Heads of Horror (2007)
   3. The Tusked-terror (2007)
   4. The Deadly Stink (2007)
   5. The Clash of Claws (2007)
   6. The Snarling Beast (2007)
   7. The Raging Bulls (2007)
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Sky Horses
   1. Cloud Magic (2009)
   2. The Royal Foal (2009)
   3. The Whispering Tree (2009)
   4. The Eye of the Storm (2009)
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Loving Spirit
   1. Loving Spirit (2010)
   2. Dreams (2011)
   3. Hopes (2011)
   4. Secrets (2012)
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Sophie and the Shadow Woods (with Lee Weatherly)
   1. The Goblin King (2011)
   2. The Swamp Boggles (2011)
   3. The Spider Gnomes (2011)
   4. The Fog Boggarts (2011)
   5. The Icicle Imps (2011)
   6. The Bat Sprites (2011)
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Spell Sisters (as by Amber Castle)
   1. Sophia (2012)
   2. Isabella (2012)
   3. Lily (2012)
   4. Amelia (2012)
   5. Grace (2012)
   6. Evie (2012)
   7. Olivia (2013)
   8. Chloe (2013)
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Hello Kitty and Friends (with Michelle Misra)
   1. The Friendship Club (2013)
   2. The School Trip (2013)
   3. The Summer Fair (2013)
   4. The Pop Princess (2013)
   5. The Wedding Day (2013)
   6. The Beach Holiday (2013)
   7. The Treasure Hunt (2013)
   8. The Talent Show (2013)
   9. The TV Star (2014)
   10. The Big Race (2014)
   11. The Makeover Party (2014)
   12. Animal Adventure (2014)
   13. The Halloween Parade (2014)
   14. The Christmas Present (2013)
   15. The Cupcake Mystery (2014)
   16. The Dance Camp (2015)
   17. The Camping Trip (2015)
   18. The Big Bake Off (2015)
   19. The Winter Wonderland (2015)
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Star Friends
   1. Mirror Magic (2017)
   2. Wish Trap (2017)
   3. Secret Spell (2018)
   4. Dark Tricks (2018)
   5. Night Shade (2018)

     aka Night Shadows

   6. Poison Potion (2019)
   7. Moonlight Mischief (2019)
   8. Hidden Charm (2019)
   9. Mystic Forest (2023)
   10. Enchanted Mist (2023)
   11. Dream Shield (2024)
   12. Power Gem (2024)
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Unicorn Academy (with Julie Sykes)
   1. Sophia and Rainbow (2018)
   2. Scarlett and Blaze (2018)
   3. Ava and Star (2018)
   4. Isabel and Cloud (2018)
   5. Layla and Dancer (2018)
   6. Olivia and Snowflake (2018)
   7. Rosa and Crystal (2019)
   8. Ariana and Whisper (2019)
   9. Matilda and Pearl (2019)
   10. Freya and Honey (2019)
   11. Violet and Twinkle (2019)
   12. Isla and Buttercup (2020)
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Snow Sisters (as by Astrid Foss)
   1. The Silver Secret (2018)
   2. The Crystal Rose (2018)
   3. The Frozen Rainbow (2019)
   4. The Enchanted Waterfall (2019)
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Mermaids Rock
   1. The Coral Kingdom (2020)
   2. The Floating Forest (2020)
   3. The Ice Giant (2020)
   4. The Midnight Realm (2021)
   5. The Emerald Maze (2021)
   6. The Secret Shipwreck (2021)
     aka The Secret Wreck
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Bridesmaids Club (as by Posy Diamond)
   1. Beach Wedding Bliss (2020)
   2. Big Bollywood Wedding (2020)
   3. Fairytale Wedding Wish (2020)
   4. Wedding Day Drama (2021)
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Baby Animal Friends (as by Tilda Kelly)
   1. The Fairy Penguin (2020)
   2. Baby Koala Rescue (2020)
   3. Little Orangutan All Alone (2021)
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Moonlight Riders
   1. Fire Horse (2022)
   2. Storm Stallion (2022)
   3. Petal Pony (2022)
   4. Sea Foal (2023)
   5. Snow Mare (2023)
   6. Sand Filly (2024)
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Magic Keepers
   1. Crystal Chaos (2022)
   2. Spirit Surprise (2023)
   3. Tunnel Trouble (2023)
   4. Mysterious Mishaps (2024)
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Mermaid Academy (with Julie Sykes)
   Isla and Bubble (2023)
   Cora and Sparkle (2023)
   Maya and Rainbow (2023)
   Amber and Flash (2024)
   Millie and Storm (2024)
   Harper and Splash (2024)
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Novels
   Bright Lights (2003)
   Centre Stage (2004)
   The Last Phoenix (2010) (with Steve Cole)
   The Railway Children Return (2022)
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Collections
   One Snowy Night (2018) (with others)
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Graphic Novels
   The Deadly Monster (2012)
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