Linda Newbery


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in Romford, London, The United Kingdom
August 12, 1952

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Linda Iris Newbery (born 12 August 1952, in Romford, Essex) is a British writer known best for young-adult fiction—where she entered the market, although she has broadened her range to encompass all ages. She published her first novel Run with the Hare in 1988, while still working as an English teacher in a comprehensive school. She became a full-time writer in 2000.
Linda is a regular tutor for the Arvon Foundation and is a member of the Society of Authors and the Scattered Authors' Society.
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Set in Stone

3.52 avg rating — 727 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
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The Shell House

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Sisterland

3.72 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Nevermore

3.43 avg rating — 286 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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At the Firefly Gate

3.59 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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The Treasure House

3.31 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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“Stories. They're everywhere...You never know where they start and you certainly don't know where they'll end. If they ever DO end. (Nevermore)”
Linda Newberry

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