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Kate Hamer grew up in Pembrokeshire. She did a Creative Writing MA at Aberystwyth University and the Curtis Brown Creative novel-writing course. She won the Rhys Davies short story award in 2011 and her winning story was read out on Radio 4. She has recently been awarded a Literature Wales bursary. She lives in Cardiff with her husband and two children.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kate Hamer

The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer
The Doll Funeral
Kate Hamer
They're not my real parents, but they tell me what to do, and what to say. But there are things I won't say. I won't tell them I'm going to hunt for my real parents. Or that I'm a hunter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018
The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer
Reader Reviewed The Girl in the Red Coat
Kate Hamer
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2015. A stunningly original debut that weaves a multitude of emotions throughout. Single parent Beth has a hard time keeping her daughter Carmel from randomly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/12/2015
The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer
Reader Reviewed The Girl in the Red Coat
Kate Hamer
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2015. Shortlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award 2015. March 2015 Debut of the Month....
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/02/2015

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