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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And Then It Happened

4.11 avg rating — 4,391 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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One Moment

4.47 avg rating — 2,880 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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Things I Wish I'd Known

3.90 avg rating — 2,031 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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The Marriage Mender

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10 Reasons not to Fall in Love

4.02 avg rating — 1,590 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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I Did a Bad Thing

3.75 avg rating — 1,179 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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The Mummyfesto

3.98 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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