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Lexie Elliott

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in Stoke-on-Trent, The United Kingdom
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Lexie Elliott has been writing for as long as she can remember, but she began to focus on it more seriously after she lost her banking job in 2009 due to the Global Financial Crisis. After some success in short story competitions, she began planning a novel. With two kids and a (new) job, it took some time for that novel to move from her head to the page, but the result was "The French Girl", which will be published by Berkley in February 2018 - available to pre-order now!

When she's not writing, Lexie can be found running, swimming or cycling whilst thinking about writing. In 2007 she swam the English Channel solo. She won't be doing that again. In 2015 she ran 100km, raising money for Alzheimer Scotland. She won't be doing that again eithe
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Lexie Elliott That is a brilliant question! Whilst there are so many different books I have loved immersing myself in, if I'm getting a free passport to another…moreThat is a brilliant question! Whilst there are so many different books I have loved immersing myself in, if I'm getting a free passport to another universe I'm going to choose somewhere where I can see things and do things that are very different to my present reality. When I was in my early teens I adored Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series, so I would choose to go to Pern. After all, who wouldn't want to see another planet and ride a dragon?!(less)
Lexie Elliott Read: read indiscriminately, read what you enjoy, without worrying about "high brow" versus "low brow" or "commercial" versus "literary". Then write,…moreRead: read indiscriminately, read what you enjoy, without worrying about "high brow" versus "low brow" or "commercial" versus "literary". Then write, and do it professionally: schedule it into your life, don't wait for inspiration to strike. Modern life is busy, it will always get in the way if you let it; if you're really serious about writing, you have to ring-fence that time.(less)
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The French Girl

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The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott
"This mystery novel involves an old Scottish manse, with strange goings on and strange visitors that suggest the house is haunted. Ailsa inherits it from her mother and returns from London to the Scottish Highlands to either live in or sell the hou..." Read more of this review »
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" 5 strong stars!!!

Lexie Elliott really has become an auto-read author for me, especially after loving The French Girl last year. Elliott has developed a talent for good slow-building suspense novels, without it ever dipping it's toes in the slow-..." Read more of this review »
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
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You have to hang in there...but it's worth it. Eleanor will win you over in the end.
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The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth
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A very good follow-up to Carve the Mark. Consistently strong writing and characterisation.
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Shadow Man by Alan Drew
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You have to hang in there...but it's worth it. Eleanor will win you over in the end.
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Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
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Lexie Elliott is reading Lincoln in the Bardo: Loved it. Such an ingenious approach and generosity of spirit running through it. Not to be read in one sitting, though - you need to allow your brain time to be beguiled.
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