Lauren St.John - Author Picture

Lauren St.John - Author

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Lauren St John was born in Gatooma, Rhodesia, now Kadoma, Zimbabwe. At 11, she and her family moved to Rainbow's End farm and game reserve, the subject of her acclaimed memoir, and she grew up surrounded by animals, including eight horses, two warthogs and a pet giraffe. After nearly a decade as golf correspondent to The Sunday Times, followed by a sojourn in the US, riding the tour buses of alt. country stars like Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and the Dixie Chicks, she wrote the bestselling 'White Giraffe' series. 'Dead Man's Cove', the first in her new mystery series about 11-year-old detective, Laura Marlin, won the 2011 Blue Peter Favourite Story and Book of the Year Awards.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lauren St.John

Reader ReviewedFire Storm
Lauren St.John
Award winning Lauren St John brings her The One Dollar Horse Trilogy to a brilliant conclusion with a gripping thriller capturing the excitement, courage, romance and danger that surround Casey Blue. Casey is now a champion rider with a wonderful...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/09/2014
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Rendezvous in Russia
Lauren St.John
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, Lauren St John adds another dramatic story to her excellent Laura Marlin Mysteries. When Laura's husky Skye saves a young actress after she plunges from a cliff top Laura and best friend Tariq...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader ReviewedFire Storm
Lauren St.John
March 2014 Book of the Month Award winning Lauren St John brings her The One Dollar Horse Trilogy to a brilliant conclusion with a gripping thriller capturing the excitement, courage, romance and danger that surround Casey Blue. Casey is now...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/03/2014
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader ReviewedRace the Wind
Lauren St.John
A thrilling new horse adventure story from award-winning Lauren St John. In this sequel to The One Dollar Horse, Casey Blue is now the proud and race-winning owner of Storm, the horse she saved from death. Her brilliant riding of...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 30/08/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Rendezvous in Russia
Lauren St.John
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, Lauren St John adds another dramatic story to her excellent Laura Marlin Mysteries. When Laura's husky Skye saves a young actress after she plunges from a cliff top Laura and best friend Tariq...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/08/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Kentucky Thriller
Lauren St.John
The thrills of the Kentucky Derby are at the heart of this exciting new Laura Marlin Mystery. When Laura saves the life of a stolen race horse, the reward for her and her best friend Tariq is a once in...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Shumba's Big Adventure
Lauren St.John
Meet Shumba, an adorable, lovable, lion cub who lives in Africa with his family. Shumba also just happens to be the naughtiest lion cub in the whole of Africa. One night he wanders off and doesn't stay away from the...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader ReviewedRace the Wind
Lauren St.John
A thrilling new horse adventure story from award-winning Lauren St John. In this sequel to The One Dollar Horse, Casey Blue is now the proud and race-winning owner of Storm, the horse she saved from death. Her brilliant riding of...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/04/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader ReviewedThe One Dollar Horse
Lauren St.John
Blue Peter prize-winner Lauren St John tells a thrilling rags-to-riches story in this gripping story of one girl and her dream. Horse-mad Casey has only one dream: to ride a winner in the Badminton Horse trials. But Casey lives in...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2013
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Kentucky Thriller
Lauren St.John
The thrills of the Kentucky Derby are at the heart of this exciting new Laura Marlin Mystery. When Laura saves the life of a stolen race horse, the reward for her and her best friend Tariq is a once in...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/08/2012
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Laura Marlin Mysteries 2 : Kidnap in the Caribbean
Lauren St.John
From Cornwall to the Caribbean, 11-year-old ace detective Laura Marlin comes face to face with pirates, sharks, criminal masterminds and an erupting volcano in her second mystery adventure, which follows the Blue Peter award-winning first book Dead Man's Cove....
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2012
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader ReviewedThe One Dollar Horse
Lauren St.John
Blue Peter prize-winner Lauren St John tells a thrilling rags-to-riches story in this gripping story of one girl and her dream. Horse-mad Casey has only one dream: to ride a winner in the Badminton Horse trials. But Casey lives in...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2012
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

White Giraffe Box Set
Lauren St.John
All four White Giraffe stories by Blue Peter Book Award winning author Lauren St John, are beautifully packaged in a presentation gift box. Join Martine in these heart-warming stories, as she discovers her special gift of healing, rescues beached dolphins...
Lovereading Price: £32.00 - Saving £8.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Laura Marlin Mysteries 2 : Kidnap in the Caribbean
Lauren St.John
From Cornwall to the Caribbean, 11-year-old ace detective Laura Marlin comes face to face with pirates, sharks, criminal masterminds and an erupting volcano in her second mystery adventure, which follows the Blue Peter award-winning first book Dead Man's Cove....
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/07/2011
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Dead Man's Cove: A Laura Marlin Mystery
Lauren St.John
Overall winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2011 and winner of the Favourite Story Category. - A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection - Shortlisted for the Galaxy Children's Book of the Year Award 2011. ...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 24/03/2011
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Dead Man's Cove: A Laura Marlin Mystery
Lauren St.John
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2011: Favourite Story*. Feisty orphan Laura Marlin is rescued from her life in a children's home by her mysterious Uncle Calvin. Laura loves everything about her new life in Cornwall but soon...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/08/2010
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Lauren St.John...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.laurenstjohn.com/

Author's Facebook

Find Lauren St.John on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest

Author's Blog

www.laurenstjohn.com/giraff...

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Lauren St.John and hundreds of other authors.


We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools