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Sophie Littlefield

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Sophie's first novel, A BAD DAY FOR SORRY (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2009) has been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, Barry, and Crimespree awards, and won the Anthony Award and the RTBookReviews Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Mystery. Her novel AFTERTIME was a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Horror award.

Sophie is also the author of:
A BAD DAY FOR PRETTY (Minotaur, 2010)
A BAD DAY FOR SCANDAL (Minotaur, 2011)
A BAD DAY FOR MERCY (Minotaur, 2012)
A BAD DAY FOR ROMANCE (Pocket, 2013)
BANISHED (Delacorte, 2010)
UNFORSAKEN (Delacorte, 2011)
HANGING BY A THREAD (Delacorte, October, 2012)
AFTERTIME (Harlequin Luna, 2011)
REBIRTH (Harlequin Luna, 2011)
HORIZON (Harlequin Luna, 2012)
GARDEN OF STONES (Harlequin MIRA, 2013)

I thought it might be fun to share a few photographs of places which ended up appearing in the novel.

You'll notice that Wal-Mart figures prominently: truly, it felt like the very heart of the town. I don't mean that in a bad way, either--though many of my loved ones are not fans of Wal-Mart, for me it evokes pleasant childhood memories. In Missouri, it was a place I could bike to, with air cond... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.67 · 16,728 ratings · 2,454 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
Aftertime (Aftertime, #1)

3.55 avg rating — 2,921 ratings — published 2011 — 17 editions
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Garden of Stones

3.85 avg rating — 2,717 ratings — published 2013 — 14 editions
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Banished (Banished, #1)

3.68 avg rating — 2,584 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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A Bad Day for Sorry (Bad Da...

3.54 avg rating — 1,469 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Rebirth (Aftertime, #2)

3.86 avg rating — 1,063 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Horizon (Aftertime, #3)

3.98 avg rating — 819 ratings — published 2012 — 14 editions
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A Bad Day for Pretty (Bad D...

3.63 avg rating — 751 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Unforsaken (Banished, #2)

3.70 avg rating — 564 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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House of Glass

3.38 avg rating — 704 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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The Missing Place

3.44 avg rating — 525 ratings — published 2014 — 19 editions
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More books by Sophie Littlefield…
Aftertime Rebirth Horizon
Aftertime (3 books)
3.67 avg rating — 5,225 ratings

Banished Unforsaken
Banished (2 books)
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A Bad Day for Sorry A Bad Day for Pretty A Bad Day for Scandal A Bad Day for Mercy A Bad Day for Romance
Bad Day (5 books)
3.62 avg rating — 3,010 ratings

Blood Bond Shattered Bond
Joe Bashir (2 books)
3.93 avg rating — 44 ratings

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“...that's the true enemy of the future. Ignorance. Indifference. Failure to adapt.”
Sophie Littlefield, Aftertime

“But the cost of steeling yourself against grief was that you had to steel yourself against joy, as well.”
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“Oh, your mom is going to kill me. What was I thinking getting you practically murdered and on a school night too.”
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Kellie Can you pleassseeeee write more Bad Day and more Joe Bashir books! Those are my ultimate favorites!! Also just finished The Missing Place, amazing!

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Sue Hi Sophie,
I just finished the Aftertime trilogy and wanted to let you know how very much I enjoyed this series. I quite literally could not put the last book down for the past two days. Is there a possibility of continuing this story (I would love that!)or how about the movie rights? I think it is on a par with the "Twilight" series and actually better written, so would support that idea! I am looking forward to starting on "Banished" soon. Thank you for this gem!
Sue Klassen :)

Lucinda Dear Sophie,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, which is a brilliant site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people including authors and readers, writers and book bloggers. I really do apreciate it and look forward to future book discussions.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x

Sophie Littlefield alexis, thank you *so* much! :)

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