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Robin Stevens was born in California and grew up in an Oxford college, across the road from the house where Alice in Wonderland lived. She has been making up stories all her life.

When she was twelve, her father handed her a copy of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and she realised that she wanted to be either Hercule Poirot or Agatha Christie when she grew up. When it occurred to her that she was never going to be able to grow her own spectacular walrus moustache, she decided that Agatha Christie was the more achieveable option.

She spent her teenage years at Cheltenham Ladies College, reading a lot of murder mysteries and hoping that shed get the chance to do some detecting herself (she didnt). She then went to university, where she studied crime fiction, and now she works at a childrens publisher, which is pretty much the best day job she can imagine.

Robin now lives near London with her boyfriend and her pet bearded dragon, Watson

Genres: Children's Fiction
Wells and Wong Mystery / Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
   1. Murder Most Unladylike (2014)

     aka Murder Is Bad Manners

   2. Arsenic For Tea (2015)

     aka Poison Is Not Polite

   3. First Class Murder (2015)
   4. Jolly Foul Play (2016)
   5. Mistletoe and Murder (2016)
   6. Cream Buns and Crime (2017)
   7. Death in the Spotlight (2018)
   8. Top Marks For Murder (2019)
   9. Death Sets Sail (2020)
   A Spoonful of Murder (2018)
Anthologies edited
Series contributed to
Agatha Award Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2019) : Top Marks For Murder

Robin Stevens recommends
Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom (2021)
(Kiki Kallira, book 1)
Sangu Mandanna
"A fast-paced, vivid and exciting adventure story with real heart, I couldn't stop reading!"
The Unadoptables (2020)
Hana Tooke
"A compelling, gorgeously-written story about the power of friendship and the true meaning of family . . . perfection!"
Willow Moss and the Lost Day (2019)
(Starfell, book 1)
Dominique Valente
"Such a lovely book – fast-paced, funny and charming."
The Train to Impossible Places (2018)
(Train to Impossible Places, book 1)
P G Bell
"An exciting, imaginative, wild ride of a story that never lets up for a minute."
NeverMoor (2017)
(NeverMoor, book 1)
Jessica Townsend
"Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical."
Sea (2017)
(Huntress Trilogy, book 1)
Sarah Driver
"A glorious world, a wild adventure and a fierce heroine. I can't stop thinking about this book!."

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