(25th) Susan Price

    Susan Price was 16 when she gained her first professional book contract, with Faber, for her book, 'The Devil's Piper.'

          She has published over 63 books, from nursery age to adult. She was one of the first authors in the UK to begin self-publishing.

Susan Price's Carnegie Medal, for 'The Ghost Drum.'
          She won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for her book, The Ghost Drum, which is currently under film option.

The e-book edition, with cover art by Andrew Price

          "...a cruel fairy-tale of shamans, shape-shifters, magic-battles, slaves and kings, set against darkness, Arctic cold, starlight and the brilliant jewel colours of folk-art."

         There are two more books in the series.

Susan Price is also the author of The Sterkarm Handshake and A Sterkarm Kiss, books which cross genres, from historical to science-fiction, from Young Adult to Adult - and which have won many fans.
These books are shortly to be republished, and are also under film-option.

For more information, go to Susan Price's website, or follow the links above.