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Stef Penney - Author


Stef Penney was born and grew up in Edinburgh. After a degree in Philosophy and Theology from Bristol University she turned to film-making, studying Film and TV at Bournemouth College of Art. On graduation she was selected for the Carlton Television New Writers Scheme and has since written and directed two short films. She is the author of The Tenderness of Wolves and The Invisible Ones.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Stef Penney

Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney
Reader Reviewed Under a Pole Star
Stef Penney
One of our Books of the Year 2016. Flora Mackie leads a remarkable life. Daughter of a whaling captain, with her mother dead, she spent many of her teenage years sailing with him and living with the Inuit of Greenland. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016
Lovereading Price: £15.19
The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney
The Invisible Ones
Stef Penney
If your debut novel wins the Costa Book of the Year then the 2nd book is always going to be anticipated with some relish and Stef Penney doesn’t disappoint with this murder mystery, set in the gypsy community in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2011
Lovereading Price: £15.19
The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
The Tenderness of Wolves
Stef Penney
Shortlisted for the Newcomer of the Year Award at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2008.Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2006. A big sweeping drama set in an icy Canada of 1867. A trapper...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2007
Lovereading Price: £4.79
The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
The Tenderness of Wolves
Stef Penney
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2006. An extraordinarily good book. At its centre it’s a murder mystery but just putting it in one ‘genre’ simply doesn’t do it justice, for a first novel it’s incredibly accomplished. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2006
Lovereading Price: £10.39

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