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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

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The Twelve
 
Novels
   Bearmouth (2019)
   The Gifts (2022)
   The Illusions (2023)
   The Twelve (2024)
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Liz Hyder recommends
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The Knowing (2024)
Emma Hinds
"Vivid, visceral and utterly immersive. Extraordinary."
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The Good Liars (2023)
Anita Frank
"A cracking read! Dark and twisting and hugely atmospheric... Bravo!"
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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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