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Keith Gray

  • 3 stars across 32 books
    Keith was born and brought up in Grimsby and knew from an early age that he wanted to be a writer. When he received 0% for his accountancy exams he decided to pursue his dream.

    Since then, he has gone on to win the Angus Book Award and the silver medal in the Smarties Prize. He has twice been shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Booktrust Teen Prize and the Scottish Arts Council Book Award. Rave reviews about his writing have appeared in every broadsheet. Keith was a judge for the Blue Peter Book Award, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Bookstrust Teen Prize and reviews regularly for the Guardian.

    Keith is now a full-time writer living in Edinburgh.
    8th June 2018

    Houdini and the Five Cent Circus

    The year is 1885 and Erik Weisz, a penniless immigrant, has found himself in trouble again. His uncanny talent for picki... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Fearful

    In 1699 William Milmullen took his six pupils to the lakeside but only he returned after a creature rose up from the wat... More

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    7th June 2012

    Next

    Heaven? Hell? Purgatory? Reincarnation? Ghosts? Buried? Nothing . . .? Some of today's leading writers for teens have c... More

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    3rd July 2008

    Ostrich Boys

    'It's not really kidnapping, is it? He'd have to be alive for it to be proper kidnapping.' Kenny, Sim and Blake are abo... More

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    6th January 2005

    The Runner

    Jason has had enough of his parents' arguments. He's running away to stay with his brother in Liverpool. On the train jo... More

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    1st June 2015

    Happy

    'Hundreds of people want to be in a band. They all get guitars and they all play gigs and they all write songs, and they... More

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    3rd January 2013

    You Killed Me!

    There's a dead man at the end of Toby's bed. He says that Toby killed him. Did he? Thrilling ghost story. Len Grimsby... More

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    22nd October 2014

    The Return Of Johnny Kemp

    Tense teen thriller from award-winning Keith Gray. No one messes with Johnny Kemp. But Dan got him kicked out of school ... More

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    3rd January 2013

    The Chain

    Four people. Four stories. Four links in the chain. One book, which will change their lives forever - Stunning new edit... More

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    5th June 2003

    Malarkey

    Brook High is a great grey concrete ants' nest of a school. John Malarkey is the new kid, thrown in at the deep end of Y... More

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