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Emma Healey


UK flag (b.1985)

Emma Healey grew up in London where she completed her first degree in bookbinding (learning how to put books together but not how to write them). She graduated from the MA in Creative Writing: Prose at UEA in 2011. Elizabeth is Missing is her first novel.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
New and upcoming books
January 2025

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Sweat
 
Novels
   Elizabeth Is Missing (2014)
   A Whistle in the Dark (2018)
   Sweat (2025)
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Emma Healey recommends
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The List of Suspicious Things (2024)
Jennie Godfrey
"This is a heart-warming book."
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The House of Broken Bricks (2024)
Fiona Williams
"The House of Broken Bricks is a truly sensory experience. I could feel, taste and see everything. The storytelling is incredibly tense and poignant and unexpected, and the subject so brave and subtle."
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The Bay (2023)
Julia Rampen
"Careful and compassionate - subtle, human and meaningful, but also full of humour, and precise and beautiful description."

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Awards
2014 Costa Book Award for Best First Novel : Elizabeth Is Missing

Award nominations
2015 Desmond Elliott Prize for Best Book (nominee) : Elizabeth Is Missing
2015 Betty Trask Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : Elizabeth Is Missing


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