Linda Green

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I was born in North London in 1970 and brought up in Hertfordshire. I wrote my first novella, the Time Machine, aged eight, shortly after which I declared that my ambition was to have a novel published (I could have been easy on myself and just said ‘to write a novel’ but no, I had to consign myself to years of torture and rejections). I was frequently asked to copy out my stories for the classroom wall (probably because my handwriting was so awful no one could read my first draft), and received lots of encouragement from my teachers Mr Roberts, Mrs Chandler (who added yet more pressure by writing in my autograph book when I left primary school that she looked forward to reading my first published novel!) and Mr Bird.

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While My Eyes Were Closed

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After I've Gone

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The Last Thing She Told Me

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One Moment

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And Then It Happened

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The Marriage Mender

4.15 avg rating — 2,015 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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Things I Wish I'd Known

3.90 avg rating — 2,125 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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10 Reasons not to Fall in Love

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I Did a Bad Thing

3.76 avg rating — 1,320 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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The Mummyfesto

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One Moment by Linda Green
"I read the reviews and wondered if I would struggle with the child’s perspective. Beautifully written and I enjoyed it’s uniqueness and writing about those marginalised in society who can have silver linings. "
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"This book 😢 the first thing that got me was that Finn was bullied for having red hair. This has been a life problem for me, even being in my 30’s I still get unkind comments which made me feel horrendous and extremely paranoid. 10 years ago when I ha" Read more of this review »
One Moment by Linda Green
"This is a very impressive novel, the 10th by Linda Green, but the first time I've read one of her novels. It is extremely well-written, with realistic, well-portrayed characters. It is a sad, sad story that truly tugs at one's emotions.
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One Moment by Linda Green
"This book had me absolutely hooked right from the first page. So emotive and very moving, I loved it. I've now read 3 by this author and have loved all of them. I will definitely be reading more by Linda Green, very highly recommended 👌"
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“I chose to do something everyone else was rubbish at in the hope that I would shine," he said.”
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“The art of reading is to know and understand the things which go unsaid.”
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