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Liz Flanagan - Author

About the Author

Liz grew up in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire where she lives with her husband and two teenage daughters. She completed a PhD in Creative Writing in 2017, and now divides her time between teaching creative writing and writing her own books. She loves doing school visits and talking to young people about writing and creativity. Previously, she ran Lumb Bank, the Arvon Centre for creative writing and former home of Yorkshire poet Ted Hughes.

Liz adores animals and would have loved to find a hidden bag of dragon eggs as a child. She has to make do with her cat, dog and small flock of chickens. She also likes to travel and has taken inspiration from many of the beautiful cities she’s visited, mixing them all up into the imaginary island of Arcosi.

Featured books by Liz Flanagan

Eden Summer

Eden Summer

13+ readers YA readers

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2016

It starts like any other day for Jess - get up, draw on eyeliner, cover up tattoos and head to school. But soon it's clear this is no ordinary day, because Jess's best friend Eden isn't at school...she's gone missing. Jess knows she has to do everything in her power to try to find Eden before the unthinkable happens. So she starts to retrace their steps, looking back over the summer she and Eden have just spent together. She starts to notice new things. She starts to question everything she thought Eden's summer had been about...

ebook of the month

Other books by Liz Flanagan

Cara and the Wizard A Tale from Ireland

Cara and the Wizard A Tale from Ireland

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2019

When her sister Molly disappears, young Cara heads off on a daring quest in which nothing is as it seems. Can brave Cara defeat a wolf and a wizard to bring back her beloved sister? This illustrated chapter book retelling of an Irish folktale is available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Persistence & Grit set.

Dara's Clever Trap A Tale from Cambodia

Dara's Clever Trap A Tale from Cambodia

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2019

In this illustrated chapter book retelling of a folk tale from Cambodia, cunning Dara uses her expertise as an engineer to foil a wicked plot and save her husband. Available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Problem-Solving & Wit set.

Dragon Daughter

Dragon Daughter

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

On the island of Arcosi, dragons and their riders used to rule the skies. But now they are only legends, found in bedtime stories, on beautiful murals and ancient jewellery. Then servant girl Milla witnesses a murder and finds herself caring for the last four dragon eggs. Forced to keep them secret amidst the growing tensions in the city, she begins to fear that the island's ruler, Duke Olvar, isn't all that he seems. But how can Milla and her friends keep the eggs safe when it means endangering everything she's ever loved? Fiery friendships, forgotten family and the struggle for power collide as Milla's fight to save the dragons leads her to discover her own hidden past.

Eden Summer

Eden Summer

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

When her best friend Eden doesn't turn up for school one morning, Jess's world is turned upside down. The police say Eden's missing, and her boyfriend Liam is the prime suspect. So Jess starts retracing her steps. She looks back over the summer they spent together. She starts to notice new things. She questions everything she thought Eden's summer had been about. And as the truth is revealed, she realises she needs to find Eden before the unthinkable happens...A thrilling journey through friendship, loss, betrayal and self-discovery.

Eden Summer

Eden Summer

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2017

"e;Wenn wir Eden nicht finden, werde ich mir nie, nie verzeihen, was letzten Samstagabend passiert ist."e;Obwohl die schchterne Jess und die allseits beliebte Eden so unterschiedlich sind wie Tag und Nacht, kann nichts die beiden trennen. Bis Eden eines Tages spurlos verschwindet! Die Suche nach der vermissten Freundin konfrontiert Jess bald mit dunklen Kapiteln ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit, und dann ist da noch Liam, Edens Freund, mit dem Jess mehr verbindet als sie wahrhaben will. Liz Flanagans Debt ist ein hochemotionaler Thriller im Spannungsfeld von Liebe, dunklen Familiengeheimnissen und einer auergewhnlichen Freundschaft.

Eden Summer

Eden Summer

13+ readers YA readers

Author: Liz Flanagan Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2016

It starts like any other day for Jess - get up, draw on eyeliner, cover up tattoos and head to school. But soon it's clear this is no ordinary day, because Jess's best friend Eden isn't at school...she's gone missing. Jess knows she has to do everything in her power to try to find Eden before the unthinkable happens. So she starts to retrace their steps, looking back over the summer she and Eden have just spent together. She starts to notice new things. She starts to question everything she thought Eden's summer had been about...

ebook of the month

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