Award-winning science fiction & fantasy writer.
I specialise in fantasy, sci-fi, and horror stories for young adult and middle grade readers (but adults are welcome too). Oh, and sign up below for news straight to your inbox!
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“Being Chewbacca in Ravenclaw isn’t so bad. At least I’m not Jar Jar Binks in Hufflepuff.”
The Galactic Institute
Harper Hale and the
Crystal of Shadows
I’m currently seeking agency representation for Harper Hale and the Crystal of Shadows, episode one in The SpiralVerse Saga: a science fiction adventure series for young adults.
Harper Hale is the first human to secure a place at the Galactic Institute—the most prestigious finishing school in the SpiralVerse—but her dreams of becoming a mystical Caster dissolve when she is classified VOID. Heartbroken, Harper pursues an enigmatic Revan on a series of illegal interplanetary adventures until students start to go missing, a ferocious Civil War erupts, and a dark enemy surfaces. Harper Hale is lightyears from home, with terrible grades, and classified: VOID. She’s dangerously under qualified to save the galaxy, but she just might be our only hope.
Packed with adventure, betrayal, space battles, interspecies romance, challenging cuisine, and mind-boggling science lessons, The SpiralVerse Saga is a must for fans of The Aurora Cycle, Skyward, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars saga.
Sadie Madison and the Boy in the Crimson Scarf
Wattpad Award Winner for Fantasy 2022
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I’m currently seeking agency representation for Sadie Madison and the Boy In The Crimson Scarf, the first book in The Madison Chronicles: a dark faerietale / fantasy adventure series for ages 12+
Sadie Madison cannot forget. Anything.
After discovering that she is a descendant of the Narrowers— arcane spirits who guard the dimensions where all forgotten memories reside— Sadie masters a strange and beautiful music that propels her best friend into a psychotic rage and reveals the secrets of her family’s dark past.
Packed with music, memory, monsters, magic, secrets and betrayal, The Madison Chronicles is a must for fans of His Dark Materials, Terry Pratchett’s Discworld, Neil Gaiman, and Phillip Reeve’s Mortal Engines saga.
“A chilling steampunk urban fantasy about music, magic, and memory. Truly accomplished and outstandingly transportive, The Madison Chronicles hits all the dark notes!”
The Last Scarecrow
Wattpad Award Winner for Horror 2021
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Erin loved to build scarecrows. She made a dozen in all. Her Pa showed her how. But he’s dead now. Everyone is dead. The Many Years Storm saw to that.
Terrified and alone, Erin endured the storm in her hilltop farmhouse. She watched the sea levels rise, flooding everything in sight, washing away all but one of her scarecrows—Number Twelve. Then, on the day the rain stopped, her scarecrow came to life and climbed down from her cross. No sooner had Erin told Twelve about her eleven missing sisters, they decided to build a boat and set out across The Endless Blue to find them all.
Return to Oz meets Mad Max in this high-stakes, post-apocalyptic upper middle grade / young adult adventure. Climate change has destroyed humanity and ushered in the age of the Re-Animates. But can the last human girl survive in this world of Wickermen, Mannequins, and Scarecrows?
I grew up in Surrey, England and spent most of my childhood dancing and acting, learning musical instruments, building vast Lego cities and infuriating domino rallies, creating board games and secret societies.
But it wasn’t until I discovered Ian Livingstone’s Fighting Fantasy books and Terry Pratchett’s life-changing Discworld novels, that I fell in love with reading and writing.
My young adult novels Sadie Madison and the Boy in the Crimson Scarf and The Last Scarecrow both won at the Wattys in 2022 an 2021 respectively. I’m currently querying the first book in a new sci-fi adventure series Harper Hale and the Crystal of Shadows while working sequels to Harper Hale, Sadie Madison, and The Last Scarecrow.
As well as writing, I work as a graphic designer and musician. I foster cats, run marathons, and collect Lara Croft memorabilia.