Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(? - ) UK actor, playwright and author whose first novel, the Young Adult Red Ink (2013), engages peripherally with supernatural material. Her second novel, The Big Lie (2015), is a Hitler Wins tale set in an Alternate History Britain under German rule around 2014, and conflates its protagonist's coming of age with the gradual growth of her understanding that the world she lives in is evil, and may destroy her; it won the long-form Sidewise Award for alternate history in 2016. Mother Tongue (2016) is nonfantastic. [JC]
born Peterborough, Northamptonshire [now a Unitary Authority Area]
- Red Ink (London: Hot Key Books, 2013) [pb/]
- The Big Lie (London: Hot Key Books, 2015) [pb/]
- Mother Tongue (London: Hot Key Books, 2016) [pb/]
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