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Jess Richards was born in Wales in 1972, and grew up too fast in south west Scotland where she lived with her English parents and three brothers, watching the ferry boats going to and from Northern Ireland. She left home at 17, went over the border to England, and lived for a year in Carlisle, before moving to Devon. She gained a first class degree from Dartington College of Arts when she was 21. After brief stints busking and carrying on in both Leeds and London, she moved to Brighton aged 23 where she has grown up a bit slower, and has lived and worked ever since. Her debut novel, SNAKE ROPES, was shortlisted for the 2012 Costa First Novel Award and longlisted for the Green Carnation Prize. www.jessrichards.com www.twitter.com/jessgrr1

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Jess Richards

Cooking with Bones by Jess Richards
Cooking with Bones
Jess Richards
In an alternative or future world the populace live by a strict code but just outside this parameter is a rural land where our protagonists escape to. This is magical realism for these sisters, one genetically engineered, one not, settle...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014

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