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Bryony Allen

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in Enfield, The United Kingdom




Member Since
July 2010

Bryony Allen was born in Enfield in the UK but actually spent most of her youth in the North East of the country close to Hartlepool before returning South again. There she studied for a degree in English Literature and Drama at the Roehampton University in London, graduating with a 2:1 honours.
She writes Young Adult and Adult mystery fiction and had her first adult book, 'Mystery, Deceit and a School Inspector' published by UK Independent publisher Pneuma Springs. Her first book for Young Adults titled OTOLI was published by the same publisher on 28th April 2011. A portion from all sales of OTOLI will be donated to the national charity 'BullyingUK' by the publisher on an on going basis.
In addition to writing Bryony is also a full time tea

Hi all,

I've recently received some fabulous news that my young adult book 'The Assembly Room' has made it to the finals of 'The Wishing Shelf Book Award 2013'. Okay it's 2014 now but the reading and judging was carried out by a number of primary and secondary schools mostly in London last year to draw up the shortlists which got announced last month. We are all just waiting now to see which boo...

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Average rating: 4.18 · 45 ratings · 26 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Assembly Room

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Just came across this group. I've been a goodreads author since July 2010 and it's great to see new UK writers coming together. I'm an independ
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Dani A. Thanks for the friend request! please visit my blog

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Looking forward to have a nice book chat with you. :)

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Ursula Thanks for the friend invite Bryony! Looking forward to chatting books with you. Happy Reading!

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Six Hi! Thanks for the invite!

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Liz Thank you for the friend request! Happy reading! :)

Monique ~ Sinfully Hello Bryony...thank you so much for the Friend invite, I look forward to chatting books with you:)

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Bryony Allen Violet wrote: "Hello Bryony it's nice to meet you :) and thank you for the friends request"

You're welcome Violet. :)

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Faith Dominguez Hello Bryony it's nice to meet you :) and thank you for the friends request

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Bryony Allen Lucille wrote: "Hi, Bryony, thanks for the friend request. :)

Happy reading and writing. (;"

No problem Lucille. :)

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Lucille Hi, Bryony, thanks for the friend request. :)

Happy reading and writing. (;

Kat (Kindred Dreamheart) Thanks so much for friending me!

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Sarah Hi Bryony, thank you for the friend request! (=

Aa'Ishah Hey Bryony, thanks for the friend request! :)

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Ellen Hi Bryony!
Thank you for the friendship request :)

message 9: by Kimberly (last edited Mar 15, 2012 09:23AM)

Kimberly Hi Byrony,
Thank you for the add :)

Taznim hello Bryony,
thanks for the add!!!

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Mansi Thank you Ms. Allen for adding me!
I really appreciate it!

Bryony Allen Thank you to all that have added OTOLI to their 'to read list'. Not long to go now until publication date on the 28th April. More updates to come soon and be sure to check out the giveaway for OTOLI here on goodreads.

Best regards


Bryony Allen Thank you all. X


Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten) Hi =)
Thanks for the add!

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Susan Thank you for the friend request, I'm looking forward to reading your book.

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April Hi Bryony!
thanks for the friend request! :)

William O'Brien Hi Bryony - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.
Best wishes, William

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