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Liz Hyder

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Liz Hyder has been making up stories for as long she can remember. Bearmouth, her debut young adult novel, won a Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Branford Boase Award, and was chosen as the Children’s Book of the Year by The Times.

The Gifts, her acclaimed debut novel for grown-ups, was published in the UK in 2022 and in April 2023 in the US. The Illusions is out in June 2023 in hardback in the UK. Liz has a degree in drama from the University of Bristol and was, once upon a time, a member of the National Youth Theatre. Originally from London, she has lived in Shropshire for over a decade.

Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Young Adult Fantasy
New and upcoming books
October 2024

The Twelve
   Bearmouth (2019)
   The Gifts (2022)
   The Illusions (2023)
   The Twelve (2024)
Liz Hyder recommends
The Knowing (2024)
Emma Hinds
"Vivid, visceral and utterly immersive. Extraordinary."
The Good Liars (2023)
Anita Frank
"A cracking read! Dark and twisting and hugely atmospheric... Bravo!"
Endgame (2023)
(SkyWake, book 3)
Jamie Russell
"I couldn't put it down. Magnificent!."

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Award nominations
2023 McKitterick Prize (runner up) : The Gifts

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