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Dave Cousins completed his first novel in the back of a van, while touring with his band (who were almost famous!)

He went on to be a winner of the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices Anthology 2010 and his debut novel for teens, 15 Days Without a Head, was published by Oxford University Press in January 2012.

Originally from Birmingham, Dave now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and family, in a house full of books and records, and writes in a corner of the attic with an anarchic ginger cat for company.


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On Thursday I'll be on the radio. The 4 O'Clock Show on BBC Radio 4 Extra invited me along to talk about Charlie Merrick's Misfits and some of my favourite stories, as part of their Inheritance Books series. Of course, I made it as difficult as possible, and decided to talk about a comic strip and a graphic novel—not the ideal medium for radio! If you want... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.95 · 590 ratings · 145 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Fifteen Days Without a Head
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Waiting For Gonzo
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Waiting for Gonzo
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To say this book kept me guessing is an understatement! It surprised me again and again. Great stuff.
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“A secret is like a bag you have to lug around all the time - each day you add another lie, and it just gets heavier and harder to carry on your own.”
Dave Cousins, Fifteen Days Without a Head

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
Truman Capote

“A secret is like a bag you have to lug around all the time - each day you add another lie, and it just gets heavier and harder to carry on your own.”
Dave Cousins, Fifteen Days Without a Head

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