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Roz Kay is a writer and former journalist. Her debut children's novel 'The Keeper of the Stones' was published in March 2020 by Hayloft Publishing and received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews in May 2020.

Roz's short fiction has appeared under the name Roz DeKett in Fish Publishing’s 2017 Anthology, The Nottingham Review, The York Literary Review, and the Bedford International Writing Competition 2018 Anthology. She has also appeared as Roz Kay in the American children’s literary magazine, Cricket. As a news reporter and producer, Roz worked for The Journal in the North East, the Liverpool Echo, and BBC local and national radio in Manchester.

Roz is a graduate of the University of Leeds and lives in Wiltshire, England.
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Review: The Ship of Shadows

The Ship of Shadows – Maria Kuzniar


There’s a lot of originality and fun in this book and I like that it’s girls and women on a magical ship, but I did find it quite slow. While there are exciting events, they don’t always hang together and build tension, so the pace doesn’t pick up as you go – in fact I found the book lacked tension altogether.


I think this is because the goal felt unclear. We

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