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Kate Saunders



Kate Saunders has written for the Sunday Times, Sunday Express, Daily Telegraph and Cosmopolitan, and has contributed to Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Start the Week and Kaleidoscope. She lives in London with her son.
 
Series


 
Laetitia Rodd Mystery
1. The Secrets of Wishtide (2016)
 
Novels




 
Collections
The Best Bear in All the World (2016) (with Paul Bright, Brian Sibley and Jeanne Willis)
 
Anthologies edited
 
Non fiction
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (1986) : The Prodigal Father
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel winner (2014) : Five Children on the Western Front
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2016) : Five Children on the Western Front


Kate Saunders recommends

George and Rue (2004)
George Elliott Clarke
"Rough, uncompromising and ultimately heartbreaking."

The Lost Dog (2007)
Michelle de Kretser
"A beautiful piece of writing - place your bets now for the Booker."

The House at Midnight (2008)
Lucie Whitehouse
"A fine piece of high gothic, as dark and delicious as bitter chocolate, and also a moving lament for the loss of youth. Whitehouse is an English middle-class Donna Tartt, skillfully building layers of menace. I was spellbound."

The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton (2011)
(Laurence Bartram, book 2)
Elizabeth Speller
"Speller's writing is gorgeous."


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