12 Aug Eden Summer – Liz Flanagan
Published in 2016
• David Fickling Books
• Ben Illis, The BIA
• Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2017
• Nominated for the Branford Boase Award 2017
• Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards 2017
Just as gripping is Eden Summer by Liz Flanagan (David Fickling), a thriller deeply embedded in the west Yorkshire landscape. Gothy Jess and beautiful Eden are best friends who have been through some tough times – then Eden goes missing. Told over the course of a day, with flashbacks to the last year, it’s a breathless read as Jess races across Yorkshire hills to try to discover Eden, and the truth, before it’s too late.
The Guardian, Best New Children’s Books Reviews
Liz writes for children and young adults. She’s currently studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University. Liz lives in Hebden Bridge with her husband and two daughters. She used to be Centre Director at the Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, and previously worked in children’s book publishing.