Dawn Kurtagich

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Dawn Kurtagich is a writer of creepy, spooky and psychologically sinister YA fiction, where girls may descend into madness, boys may see monsters in men, and grown-ups may have something to hide. Her debut YA novel, THE DEAD HOUSE, was called "an evil and original story" by bestselling author R.L Stine and ""...a haunting new thriller..." by Entertainment Weekly. Her second novel, AND THE TREES CREPT IN (US) / THE CREEPER MAN (UK) received two starred reviews and was called "A must-read for horror fans everywhere!” by bestselling author, Susan Dennard, while Kirkus called it "frightening and compelling".

By the time she was eighteen, Dawn had been to fifteen schools across two continents. The daughter of a British globe-trotter and single mo
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Dawn Kurtagich Thank you! The Dead House is coming out in August (UK) and September (US) 2015. I can't wait either! :D
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Well, I can tell you that it is a "Horror Romance" and that it is quite Gothic and Surreal in feeling. The UK edition is titled THE…more
Hi Victoria,

Well, I can tell you that it is a "Horror Romance" and that it is quite Gothic and Surreal in feeling. The UK edition is titled THE CREEPER MAN, and the US edition is titled AND THE WOODS CREPT IN. Both are now listed here on Goodreads!

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Marie Thank you for accepting my request ;)


message 23: by Rachel

Rachel Ant Thank you for accepting my friend's request. You are my 300th special friend.


Harlequin Books Hi Dawn, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about Harlequin.com, Stop by the HB profile and I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much Harlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador


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Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Dawn.


message 20: by Debbie

Debbie Johansson Good to meet you Dawn. Thanks for accepting my friend request. :)


VampireNovelFan Thanks for friending, Dawn! If you ever need a Paranormal/Urban Fantasy fix then I recommend you check out my blog! I've started doing giveaways for great series to my followers:

http://vampirenovelfan.wordpress.com/

Happy reading!


message 18: by Melissa

Melissa Thanks for the add! Looking forward to sharing books with you!

Melissa
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Brandi Jennings Thank you for accepting my request!


message 16: by Dawn

Dawn Kurtagich Elizabeth wrote: "I <3 you so much!"

I heart you! :D


Elizabeth May I <3 you so much!


message 14: by Mark

Mark Rice Thanks for your friendship, Dawn. Good to meet you.


Shawnette Hello, Dawn...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...Happy Reading :-)


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Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Dawn.


message 11: by William

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
http://www.authorhouse.co.uk/Bookstor...
Best wishes, William


Laura's Book Addiction thanks for the add =)


message 9: by Ally

Ally Hey thanks for the friend request:)


message 8: by Dawn

Dawn Kurtagich Ivy wrote: "Hi Dawn! Thanks for the add! Enjoy GoodReads!"

Hey Ivy, will be cool to share the gems we find in the bookworld! :)


message 7: by Ivy

Ivy Hi Dawn! Thanks for the add! Enjoy GoodReads!


William O'Brien Hi Dawn - Thank you for your friendship.

Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date late Jan.

Best wishes, William


message 5: by Nic

Nic Hi Dawn. Thanks for the friend request. Look forward to talking books with you :)


message 4: by Leah

Leah Clifford You too! I'm just getting into the whole goodreads thing, but loving it so far!


Christy (TheReaderBee) Hi Dawn! Welcome to Goodreads! You'll love it here!


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Dawn Kurtagich Stacey wrote: "Ha, trust YOU to find a website like this. LOL. You're such a chop! But thank you for sharing. :D You rock!!!!"

But of course!!


Stacey Ha, trust YOU to find a website like this. LOL. You're such a chop! But thank you for sharing. :D You rock!!!!


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