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Susan Gates


UK flag (b.1950)

Susan Gates was born in 1950, in Grimsby on the Lincolnshire coast. At 18 she went to Africa to teach in a school in Malawi, before returning to England to study English and American literature at Warwick University. She then spent ten years as a teacher, in comprehensive schools and on youth training schemes, before becoming a full-time writer.
 
Series
Viridian
   1. Viridian (2012)
   2. Venus Angel (2013)
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Novels
   The Burnhope Wheel (1989)
   The Lock (1990)
   Dragline (1991)
   Deadline for Danny's Beach (1993)
   African Dreams (1993)
   Beware the Killer Coat (1994)
   Beetle and the Biosphere (1994)
   Raider (1995)
   Whizz Bang and the Crocodile Room (1996)
   Firebug (1996)
   Waiting for Goldie (1996)
   Pet Swapping Day (1996)
   Lie Detector (1997)
   Don't Mess with Angels (1997)
   Iron Heads (1997)
   Criss Cross (1997)
   Black Dan (1998)
   Fisherwitch (1998)
   The Return of the Killer Coat! (1998)
   The Three Heads in the Well (1998)
   Humanzee (1998)
   Cry Wolf (1999)
   The Hummingbird Secret (1999)
   Revenge of the Toffee Monster (1999)
   Batty the Hero (1999)
   Killer Mushrooms Ate My Gran (2000)
   White Stranger (2000)
   Attack of the Tentacled Terror (2000)
   Pagans (2000)
   The Magician's Pigeon (2001)
   Night of the Haunted Trousers (2001)
   Invasion of the Vampire Spiders (2001)
   Ruffs and Ruffians (2002)
   Return of the Mad Mangler (2002)
   Toffs and Toshers (2002)
   A Brief History of Slime! (2002)
   Crocs and Curses (2002)
   The Last Sniffer (2003)
   Snakepit School (2003)
   Dr. Fell's Cabinet of Smells (2003)
   When I Had Wings (2003)
   Sugar Bag Baby (2003)
   Dusk (2004)
   The Spud from Outer Space (2004)
   The Ice Thief (2005)
   Snail Boy and the Toilet Bots (2005)
   Firebird (2005)
   Ghost Dogs (2007)
   Beyond the Billboard (2007)
   The Wolf Cupboard (2012)
   Eric's Talking Ears (2016)
   Swivelhead (2017)
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