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Emma Carroll

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Emma Carroll is a secondary school English teacher. She has also worked as a news reporter, an avocado picker and the person who punches holes into filofax paper. She recently graduated with distinction from Bath Spa University's MA in Writing For Young People. The Girl Who Walked on Air is Emma's second novel. She lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.
    2nd August 2018

    Secrets of a Sun King

    London, 1922. A discovery from ancient Egypt . . . A cursed package . . . The untold story of a young pharaoh . . . W... More

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    1st June 2017

    Letters from the Lighthouse

    We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and ... More

    (24 reviews)
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    30th September 2017

    Sky Chasers

    A encounter with a boy dangling from the sky changes pickpocket Magpie's life forever. Like her, the boy dreams of... More

    (9 reviews)
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    7th July 2016

    Strange Star

    They were coming tonight to tell ghost stories. 'A tale to freeze the blood,' was the only rule. Switzerland, 1816. On ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    7th February 2019

    When we were Warriors

    A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue se... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Frost Hollow Hall

    The gates to Frost Hollow Hall loomed before us. They were great tall things, the ironwork all twisted leaves and queer... More

    (4 reviews)
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    7th August 2014

    The Girl Who Walked On Air

    Louie, who was abandoned at Chipchase's Travelling Circus as a baby, dreams of becoming a 'Showstopper', but Mr Chipchas... More

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    1st October 2015

    The Snow Sister

    Pearl was putting the first touches to a person made of snow. And that person, with coal for eyes and a turnip for a nos... More

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    2nd July 2015

    In Darkling Wood

    'You're telling me there are fairies in this wood?' When Alice's brother gets a longed-for chance for a heart tr... More

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    1st October 2019

    The Somerset Tsunami

    A sinking boat. A girl in disguise. A disappearing sea. When Fortune Sharpe carves a boat from a tree with her beloved ... More

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