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T Kingfisher

A pseudonym used by Ursula Vernon

T. Kingfisher is the vaguely absurd pen-name of Ursula Vernon. In another life, she writes children's books and weird comics, and has won the Hugo, Sequoyah, and Ursa Major awards, as well as a half-dozen Junior Library Guild selections.

This is the name she uses when writing things for grown-ups.

When she is not writing, she is probably out in the garden, trying to make eye contact with butterflies.

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Children's Fiction

T Kingfisher recommends
The Seven Visitations of Sydney Burgess (2021)
Andy Marino
"Odd and dark and fascinating . . . Not quite like anything I've ever read before. A strange, compelling, late-night page-turner. It kept me reading way past my bedtime."
Nothing But Blackened Teeth (2021)
Cassandra Khaw
"Delicate and disgusting...Each page holds an image more finely drawn and disturbing than the last."
The Watchers (2021)
A M Shine
"A dark, claustrophobic read."
Dead Silence (2022)
S A Barnes
"This story slides and slithers from creepy and atmospheric to skin-crawling, edge-of-your-seat terror."
Unfinished Business (2022)
(Wolftown, book 1)
Tim Susman
"Susman kicks down the door with this remarkable urban fantasy debut."
The Hollow Kind (2022)
Andy Davidson
"A deep, dark story of family secrets and inherited horrors, Andy Davidson's The Hollow Kind is as gripping and twisted as old tree roots-you can practically smell the creosote and longleaf pine. This one kept me up, turning pages long into the night."

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