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Kate Rhodes was born in London. She completed a doctorate in American literature, then taught English at universities in Britain and the United States. She has published two collections of poetry, Reversal and The Alice Trap, and her writing has won a number of awards and been shortlisted for prizes including the Forward Prize. She currently works as an educational consultant, and lives in Cambridge with her husband, a writer and film maker.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kate Rhodes

The Winter Foundlings by Kate Rhodes
The Winter Foundlings
Kate Rhodes
A creepy, psychological thriller, a lesson on the effects of strong minds influencing weaker ones. Alice Quentin takes a break from her job and takes a post in a North London hospital prison for the criminally insane. Young girls go...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
The Winter Foundlings by Kate Rhodes
The Winter Foundlings
Kate Rhodes
A creepy, psychological thriller, a lesson on the effects of strong minds influencing weaker ones. Alice Quentin takes a break from her job and takes a post in a North London hospital prison for the criminally insane. Young girls go...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
A Killing of Angels by Kate Rhodes
A Killing of Angels
Kate Rhodes
A good fun read, no great thrills but it really keeps you guessing. The end comes as a bit of a shock with the last couple of pages being particularly dramatic, perhaps too neatly wrapped up but well worth getting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
Crossbones Yard by Kate Rhodes
Crossbones Yard
Kate Rhodes
Atmospheric, perfectly paced, compelling plot with a great central character in the agoraphobic psychologist Alice Quentin. A highly recommended and very accomplished London-based crime debut – we look forward to the next in the series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013
Crossbones Yard by Kate Rhodes
Crossbones Yard
Kate Rhodes
June 2012 eBook of the Month. Atmospheric, perfectly paced, compelling plot with a great central character in the agoraphobic psychologist Alice Quentin. A highly recommended and very accomplished London-based crime debut –...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2012

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