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Kevin Brooks has written nine children's novels and has won several awards including Canongate Prize for New Writing, Branford Boase Award, Kingston Youth Book Award, North East Book Award, Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis Jury Prize, Buxtehude Bulle, Golden Bookworm. A Dance of Ghosts is the first of his adult novels. He lives in Yorkshire with his wife, Sue.

Kevin Brooks was born in Exeter, Devon, and he studied in Birmingham and London. He has worked in a crematorium, a zoo, a garage and a post office, before - happily - giving it all up to write books. Kevin is the award-winning author of eight novels and lives in North Yorkshire.

'Kevin Brooks just gets better and better, and given that he started off brilliant, that leaves one scratching around for superlatives' - Sunday Telegraph             .

'He's an original. And he writes one hell of a story' - Meg Rosoff, author of How I Live Now

'A masterly writer' - Mail on Sunday