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Patricia Elliott

  • 5 stars across 9 books

    Patricia Elliott has written nine novels for children and young adults. Her first novel with Hodder, The Ice Boy , won the Fidler Award for a First Novel and was shortlisted for the Branford-Boase among other awards. Her second, Murkmere , was long-listed for the Guardian Fiction Award and she has since been short-listed for many others, including the Calderdale and the Wirral Paperback of the Year.

    Her most recent YA is a Victorian Gothic, The Devil in the Corner . Her new MG series, the Connie Carew Mysteries , is set in the Edwardian period: The House of Eyes and The Ship of Spectres.

    Patricia was (and is!) a voracious reader and always scribbled stories during a childhood spent overseas. She worked in publishing in London and in bookselling in New York before taking an M.A. in Writing for Children. She has been a tutor at Morley College, London, and in between writing now leads workshops for both adults and children, including Chelsea Young Writers. She is an active member of CWISL (Children's Writers and Illustrators in South London). She is married, with two sons.

    www.patriciaelliott.co.uk

    2nd July 2015

    The Connie Carew Mysteries: The House of Eyes: Book 1

    Calling all fans of Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow and Murder Most Unladylike ... Funny, exciting, moving... More

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    17th March 2005

    Ambergate

    I am the girl with no name ... I have a secret I must never tell. If I do, they will come after me - the Protector a... More

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    13th May 2004

    Murkmere

    Aggie's life in the village with her aunt is as normal as can be. She has never questioned the rule of the Ministratio... More

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    15th August 2002

    The Ice Boy

    Edward's vision of a land far across the sea brings him hope that his father is alive and well, and didn't perish in the... More

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    15th February 2007

    The Night Walker

    Footsteps in the dusk. Pale hounds howling through the night. Hollow-eyed children pleading for his help. And, most s... More

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    3rd November 2016

    The Connie Carew Mysteries: The Ship of Spectres: Book 2

    A brilliant new heroine with a nose for mystery and adventure - for all fans of Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow ... More

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    2nd July 2009

    Pimpernelles: The Pale Assassin: Book 1

    Eugenie de Boncoeur is growing up in Paris, unaware that her guardian has contracted her to marry the sinister spymaster... More

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    6th March 2014

    The Devil in the Corner

    Penniless, and escaping the horrors of life as a governess to brutal households, Maud seeks refuge with the cousin-by-... More

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    1st July 2010

    Pimpernelles: The Traitor's Smile: Book 2

    Eugenie de Boncoeur has fled the violence of the French Revolution to find sanctuary in England at the home of her cousi... More

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