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Darren Simpson

  • 5 stars across 4 books
Darren Simpson is in his thirties and lives with his wife and children in Nottingham. He has written numerous adult short stories, and The Dust on the Moth, a crowdfunded multimedia collaboration including music downloads, art and photography. This is his first book for younger readers.


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7th March 2019


A unique coming-of-age story with a jaw-dropping secret at its heart, Scavengers is an unforgettable, contemporary twist... MoreScavengers

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The Memory Thieves

Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2022What you don't remember can't hurt you...Cyan has lived at the Elsewhere Sanc... MoreThe Memory Thieves

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The real world is a hostile place for twelve-year-old Bren, his schooldays stalked by vicious bully, Shaun, and his fami... MoreFurthermoor

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Rollercoasters: Scavengers

Landfill is a boy raised with animals behind the walls of Hinterland -an industrial landscape succumbing to weeds and wi... MoreRollercoasters: Scavengers

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