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Will Hadcroft

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I have been writing all my life, but have been a published author for ten years.

My Anne Droyd series for children has a loyal following. It tells the story of three young secondary school kids who become guardians of an android (robot) girl.

Anne Droyd and Century Lodge is the adventure where they discover her and smuggle her into school. Anne Droyd and the House of Shadows is about their vacation to the coastal town of Whitby where monsters are on the prowl at night. Anne Droyd and the Ghosts of Winter Hill will be published shortly, so keep an eye out for it!

For teenagers, I have written the surreal social commentary novel The Blueprint. It's a cross between the classic TV series The Prisoner and kid's soap opera Grange Hill.

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Friends,

My third Anne Droyd novel, Anne Droyd and the Ghosts of Winter Hill is finished and has been proofread.

Cover art by Owen Claxton is superb.

The book is currently with my typesetter. Once it is ready, we can set a date for publication.

Exciting!

The first two stories, Anne Droyd and Century Lodge and Anne Droyd and the House of Shadows are already available in paperback and on Kindle. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 06, 2012 08:31 • 93 views • Tags: adventure, children-s, doctor-who, famous-five, harry-potter, science-fiction
Average rating: 4.05 · 39 ratings · 7 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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