Elisabeth Carpenter


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Elisabeth (Libby) Carpenter won a Northern Writers New Fiction Award (2016) and was longlisted for Yeovil Literary Prize (2015 & 2016) and MsLexia Women’s Novel award (2015).

Elisabeth lives in Preston, Lancashire with her family. She loves the north of England, setting most of her stories in the area – including the novel she is writing at the moment.

99 Red Balloons was Elisabeth’s debut novel.

Average rating: 3.93 · 4,098 ratings · 614 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
99 Red Balloons

3.99 avg rating — 3,485 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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11 Missed Calls

3.47 avg rating — 504 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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Only a Mother

3.94 avg rating — 109 ratings3 editions
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“Shocking when you think about it – the horrible situations people witness, and then justify their inability to change it by leaving it to someone else to deal with.”
Elisabeth Carpenter, 99 Red Balloons

“Once you start talking about feelings from the past, there’s no way of forgetting them again.”
Elisabeth Carpenter, 99 Red Balloons

“Not Dad.’ My dad, my lovely dad, had gone”
Elisabeth Carpenter, 99 Red Balloons

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