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Sophie McKenzie - Author


Sophie McKenzie is the award-winning author of a range of teen thrillers, including the Missing series (Girl, Missing, Sister, Missing and Missing Me), Blood Ties and Blood Ransom and the Medusa Project series. She has also written two romance series: the Luke and Eve books and the Flynn series, which starts with the novel Falling Fast. Split Second is her first teen stand-alone novel in seven years. Sophie's first novel for adults was the psychological thriller Close My Eyes.

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If you like Sophie McKenzie you might also like to read books by Sophie Hannah, A S A Harrison and S. J. Watson.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sophie McKenzie

The Black Sheep by Sophie McKenzie
The Black Sheep
Sophie McKenzie
A tensely dramatic tale, highlighting secrets, lies, and trust. A year after her husband was murdered in an unprovoked attack, Fran is told her family may actually know something about his death. We are introduced to Fran’s family members in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Trust in Me by Sophie McKenzie
Trust in Me
Sophie McKenzie
A great style that splits its narrative between Livy and the murderer before we know who the murderer actually is. This really keeps you guessing and turning the pages fast. Livy, married with two children, has a best friend from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
Every Second Counts by Sophie McKenzie
Every Second Counts
Sophie McKenzie
A dramatic sequel to Split Second which picks up the threads of the story about Charlie and Nat, two idealistic kids living in England in a time of recession, who are determined to take a stand against terrorism. When Charlie...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
Three's a Crowd by Sophie McKenzie
Three's a Crowd
Sophie McKenzie
Full of passion and heartbreak, this is a powerful and touching love story. Luke and Eve are longing for their first holiday together but they hadn’t reckoned what it would be like staying with Eve’s father. Almost from the start,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
The One and Only by Sophie McKenzie
The One and Only
Sophie McKenzie
From the author of the Richard and Judy Children's Books winner, Girl, Missing comes the final instalment in a terrific teenage love story trilogy, which captures the ups, downs and at times almost unbearable emotions of being in love. To...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
Defy the Stars by Sophie McKenzie
Defy the Stars
Sophie McKenzie
Passion burns as brightly as ever in Sophie McKenzie’s latest fizzing addition to the powerful love story of River and Flynn. Over a year has passed and River is sure she’s over her relationship with the magnetic but troubled Flynn....
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Split Second by Sophie McKenzie
Split Second
Sophie McKenzie
Best-selling Sophie McKenzie tells a corkscrew of an adventure which pulls no punches about the dangers of terrorism. Charlie’s mother is killed in a bomb blast in a crowded London market; Nat’s brother is in a coma in hospital –...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2013
Casting Shadows by Sophie McKenzie
Casting Shadows
Sophie McKenzie
Sophie Mckenzie really knows how to tap into the teen pysche and this, her third terrifically gripping romance is a sensational read. Utterly compelling and both romantic and heart-wrenching the author draws you into the story of bad boy come...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
Missing Me by Sophie McKenzie
Missing Me
Sophie McKenzie
One of our Books of the Year 2013 The final gripping thriller in the bestselling Missing sequence, from the author of Girl, Missing. Now out in paperback. Sophie McKenzie's ability to tap into the teen psyche is second to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013
Burning Bright by Sophie McKenzie
Burning Bright
Sophie McKenzie
In this high-octane sequel to Falling Fast, River, still passionately in love with Flynn, finds herself more and more confused and anxious by his violent behaviour. Time and again she forgives him knowing some of the devils that haunt him....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Missing Me by Sophie McKenzie
Missing Me
Sophie McKenzie
Sophie McKenzie's ability to really tap into the teen pysche is second to none and here yet again in this the third in her Missing series (the first and second were Girl, Missing and Sister, Missing) she hits...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2012
Falling Fast by Sophie McKenzie
Falling Fast
Sophie McKenzie
March 2012 Book of the Month. From the author of bestsellers Girl, Missing, Blood Ties, the Medusa Project series and the Luke & Eve romance trilogy (Six Steps to a Girl, Three’s a Crowd, The One...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
Sister, Missing by Sophie McKenzie
Sister, Missing
Sophie McKenzie
The long-awaited sequel to the Award-winning bestseller, Girl, Missing. Award-winning, Sophie McKenzie takes us back to the characters and complex family set-up of her award-winning debut thriller, Girl, Missing, in this nail-bitingly tense sequel. Sophie McKenzie on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2011
Blood Ties by Sophie McKenzie
Blood Ties
Sophie McKenzie
Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2009. Terrifically paced, this thriller links two teenagers who must work fast to unravel the past and discover the dangerous secret that unites them. Theo and Rachel have a lot at stake...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2008

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