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Catriona Ward

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CATRIONA WARD was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the United States, Kenya, Madagascar, Yemen, and Morocco. She read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia. Her fourth novel, the gothic thriller Sundial (2022 - Viper, Tor Nightfire) was Observer Thriller of the Month and a USA Today, CNN and Apple Books selection for best new fiction. Stephen King called Sundial ‘Authentically terrifying…. Do not miss this book.’

Ward’s third breakout novel The Last House on Needless Street (2021 - Viper, Tor Nightfire) won the August Derleth Prize and has been shortlisted for the Kitschies, the British Book Awards, the South Bank Award, and the World Fantasy Award. Esquire magaz
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Average rating: 3.83 · 70,300 ratings · 14,301 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Last House on Needless ...

3.87 avg rating — 53,761 ratings — published 2021 — 43 editions
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Sundial

3.82 avg rating — 8,838 ratings — published 2022 — 15 editions
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Little Eve

3.84 avg rating — 2,541 ratings — published 2018 — 16 editions
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Rawblood

3.40 avg rating — 1,943 ratings — published 2015 — 16 editions
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Looking Glass Sound

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Catriona Ward voted for Sundial as Best Horror in the Opening Round of the 2022 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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“Anyway the trick to life is, if you don’t like what is happening, go back to sleep until it stops.”
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“The young feel pain intensely, I think, because they don’t know yet how deep it can go.”
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“How many times can someone bend before they break forever? You have to take care, dealing with broken things; sometimes they give way, and break others in their turn.”
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