is the author of 99 RED BALLOONS, published in 2017 by Avon HarperCollins. Her
second novel, 11 MISSED CALLS, is out July 2018. Elisabeth lives in Preston,
Lancashire with her family. She loves the north of England and sets most of her
stories in the area. Elisabeth (Libby) Carpenter won a Northern Writers New
Fiction Award (2016) and was longlisted for Yeovil Literary Prize (2015 &
2016) and MsLexia Women?s Novel award (2015).
Praise for 99 Red Balloons: "A
wonderfully assured debut about every parent?s darkest nightmare: expertly
weaving a family's story together with a real sense of tension and some great
twists. Highly recommended" TM LOGAN, bestselling author of LIES.
domestic thriller, twists and turns galore, and a host of family secrets. An
absorbing read" PAUL FINCH, bestselling author of STRANGER.
beautiful writing draws you in immediately. Her characterisation is superb, and
she skillfully delivers a pacey, suspenseful plot. 99 Red Balloons is an
intelligent, taut and compelling thriller that manages to pack a punch - and
still throws you right at the end. It's perfect - I loved every word" SAM
CARRINGTON, bestselling author of SAVING SOPHI
"I LOVED 99 Red Balloons. What
a rollercoaster of a read! I swear, you could almost SEE the moment when
everything clicked into place in my head! A brilliant, tense, pacy read" LISA
HALL, bestselling author of BETWEEN ME AND YOU
Publications & Performance History
99 Red Balloons
(2017) 11 Missed Calls (2018)
Workshop & Reading Experience
Waterstones and Nantwich Bookshop.
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