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Frances Hardinge

UK flag (b.1973)

Frances Hardinge  is a British author best known for her novel Fly By Night which in 2006 won the Branford Boase Award and was listed as one of the School Library Journal's Best Books. She has also been shortlisted and achieved a number of other awards for both her novels as well as some of her short stories. Hardinge is often seen wearing a black hat and enjoys dressing in old fashioned clothing.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror
Fly by Night
1. Fly by Night (2005)
2. Twilight Robbery (2011)
     aka Fly Trap
Verdigris Deep (2007)
     aka Well Witched
Gullstruck Island (2009)
     aka The Lost Conspiracy
A Face Like Glass (2012)
Cuckoo Song (2012)
The Lie Tree (2015)
A Skinful of Shadows (2017)
British Fantasy Society Best Novel winner (2015) : Cuckoo Song
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2015) : Cuckoo Song
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel winner (2015) : The Lie Tree
James Herbert Award for Horror Writing Best Book nominee (2015) : Cuckoo Song
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2016) : Cuckoo Song
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2016) : The Lie Tree
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult nominee (2016) : The Lie Tree
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2017) : The Lie Tree

Frances Hardinge recommends
White Rabbit, Red Wolf (2018)
Tom Pollock
"A gripping and gloriously treacherous thriller without guide ropes or safety nets. Leave all certainties by the door."
Melmoth (2018)
Sarah Perry
"Mythic, ominous and sensitively human, Melmoth is haunting in all the best ways... including the disquieting ones."

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