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Stacey Halls

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Stacey Halls grew up in Rossendale, Lancashire, as the daughter of market traders. She has always been fascinated by the Pendle witches. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire and moved to London aged 21. She was media editor at The Bookseller and books editor at, and has also written for Psychologies, the Independent and Fabulous magazine, where she now works as Deputy Chief Sub Editor. The Familiars is her first novel.

Genres: Historical
   The Familiars (2019)
   The Foundling (2020)
     aka The Lost Orphan
   Mrs England (2021)
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2020) : The Familiars

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