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C.J. Skuse - Author

C.J. Skuse, author of PRETTY BAD THINGS, ROCKOHOLIC and DEAD ROMANTIC was born in 1980 in Weston-super-Mare, England.

She hates: hard-boiled eggs, carnivals and coughing.

C.J has First Class degrees in Creative Writing and Writing for Children and, aside writing kick-ass fiction for teens, works as a freelance children's fiction consultant and lectures in writing fiction for teens at Bath Spa University.

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Reader ReviewedMonster
C.J. Skuse
October 2015 Book of the Month In an isolated boarding school, a group of girls settle in for the holidays. Everyone else has gone home and there are rivalries and animosity between them – this definitely isn't going to be...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/09/2015
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Reader ReviewedDead Romantic
C.J. Skuse
February 2013 Book of the Month Very funny and touching, this is a refreshingly original teen novel which stirs traditional themes into a thought provoking mix of science and more. Newly into sixth form college, Camille - unfortunately named after...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2013
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C.J. Skuse
Just how far will Jody's obsession with rock star Jackson Gatlin take her? She'll stop at nothing to reach him so, when she finds herself backstage at his concert, she kidnaps him so that she can have him all to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/03/2011
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Pretty Bad Things
C.J. Skuse
Although not the target audience for this debut novel, Pretty Bad Things arrived on my desk at about the time the Catcher in the Rye author, J D Salinger died and there are definite comparisons to be drawn. Here in...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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