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Matthew Whyman - Author

Matt Whyman is a best-selling novelist, also known for his work as an advice columnist for numerous teenage magazines. He has written two novels for adults, Man or Mouse (2000) and Columbia Road (2001), as well as both fiction and non-fiction for teenagers, including Superhuman (2003), XY (2003), Boy Kills Man (2004), XY:100 (2004), The Wild (2005) and So Below (2005).

A graduate from the University of East Anglia's MA in Creative Writing (1992), Matt is often invited to teach the subject for writers of all ages. Recently, he has hosted workshops in Russia and Saudi Arabia.

In 1995, Matt became the first agony uncle for 19 magazine, and has subsequently written regular advice columns for B, Fox Kids, AOL UK and Bliss. He often appears on television and radio in this role. Over the years he has co-presented a series of ITV's regional cult Saturday morning show, Love Bites, a live weekly phone-in on LBC, and generally stuff that involves sitting uncomfortably on acid-coloured bean bags.

Matt has written many national health awareness campaigns, for clients including BBC Radio One, Brook Advisory, NSPCC and the Health Education Authority. He is a regular contributor to, and a relationship advisor for

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Matthew Whyman
A spine tingling thriller from the chilling opening to the very last page, the twists and turns of the Gold Strike plot follow Carl Hobbes, teenager hacker extraordinaire, as he keeps one step ahead of the different but equally dangerous...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Street Runners
Matthew Whyman
Thrilling action in an epic adventure set in underground London. Yoshi is in great danger. With nowhere to turn, he ducks himself out of sight into the subterranean network of tunnels lying below his feet. Here he fulfils his role...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2008
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Inside The Cage
Matthew Whyman
A thrilling story of survival against terrifying odds. Does seventeen-year-old Carl Hobbes stay inside the secure unit even though chaos reigns after one of the inmates causes an uprising or, does he head for the outside world and try to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2007
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