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Gill Harvey - Author

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Gill grew up in Warwickshire until the age of seven, when her family moved to a derelict railway station in mid-Wales. By the age of eighteen her only aim in life was to escape the Welsh hills, so off she went to explore. After an enlightening gap year, she ducked out of a law degree and studied French and Philosophy at University College, Oxford. Then she tried mental health work, environmental work, life in a VW van in the Outer Hebrides, busking, turning pigsties into craft workshops and working on an antiques stall... all fun, but none of them quite right.

Gill went freelance in 2000. It has involved all sorts of writing — commissioned fiction, non-fiction, film reviews and even a software manual. Then a year in Egypt resulted in both Orphan of the Sun, set in ancient Egypt, and Love in Luxor, a modern teenage love story (Piccadilly, 2005). Further travel led to journalism, and she now writes travel features, too.

Gill lives in London but is always itching to spend more time in Africa, her favourite continent.

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The Deathstalker The Egyptian Chronicles book 4
Gill Harvey
Fantastically atmospheric of both time and place, because the author has spent much time in Egypt. The stories too, are meticulously researched so you really feel yourself travelling with the characters as they experience all manner of adventures in Egypt...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2010
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The Sacred Scarab: Egyptian Chronicles book 3
Gill Harvey
Ancient Egypt is brought vividly to life in this latest adventure of orphans Hopi and Isis who have a real knack of getting themselves into dramatic situations – and then getting out of them! It is festival time and the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/02/2010
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The Horned Viper: Egyptian Chronicles book 2
Gill Harvey
Having lost their parents to crocodiles in the Nile, 11 year old Isis joins a dance and music troupe whilst 13 year old Hopi, marked by the gods, pursues his strange connection with dangerous creatures in the world of ancient...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/10/2009
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The Spitting Cobra: Egyptian Chronicles book 1
Gill Harvey
A thrilling adventure set in Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs tells how orphans Isis and Hopi set out to find out the truth about the robbery of the royal tombs. Full of detail about the life of the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2009
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