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Celia Rees (born 17 June 1949) is an English author. Celia Rees was born in Solihull, West Midlands and attended Tudor Grange Grammar School for Girls. She studied History and Politics at Warwick University and has a PGCE and a master's degree in Education from Birmingham University.She became a teacher after leaving university and taught English in comprehensive schools in Coventry for sixteen years and this is when she began to write. Her intention was to ‘write for teenagers, books that they would want to read, almost adult in style and content.’ She left teaching in 1989. After working part-time in Further Education and as an Open Studies Lecturer for Warwick University, she became a full-time writer in 1997. Celia is a regular tutor for the Arvon Foundation, is a member of the Society of Authors, and has been Chair of the Children's Writers and Illustrators Group. She is a member of the Scattered Authors Society and a Fellow of the English Association. Celia lives with her husband, Terence Rees in Leamington Spa. She has one daughter, Catrin, who is a lawyer in London. Writing Celia Rees writes mainly for young adults and has written across a range of genre from thrillers, including her first novel, Every Step You Take (1993) to This Is Not Forgiveness (2012) to gothic and speculative fiction, beginning with the vampire novel, Blood Sinister (1996)) and ending (for the time being) with The Stone Testament (2007). She is perhaps best known for her historical fiction. Witch Child (2000) was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (2001) and won the Prix Sorcières in France (2003). The sequel, Sorceress (2002), was shortlisted for the Whitbread (Costa) Children's Book Award; and Pirates! (2003) was shortlisted for the W.H. Smith Children's Book Award. Sovay followed in 2008 and The Fool’s Girl in 2010 Celia Rees's novels have been translated into 28 languages. Her books for younger readers include The Bailey Game (1994) and the Trap in Time Trilogy (2001/2). List of works Every Step You Take (1993) The Bailey Game (1994) Colour her Dead (1994) Blood Sinister (1996) *Anthologized with other Point Horror in Decayed (2001) Midnight Hour (1997) Ghost Chamber (1997) The Vanished (1997) H Is for Haunting (1998) A Is for Apparition (1998) U Is for Unbeliever (1998) N Is for Nightmare (1998) T Is for Terror (1998) S Is for Shudder (1998) Soul Taker (1998) Truth or Dare (2000) The Cunning Man (2000) Witch Child (2000) Trap in Time Trilogy: Trap in Time (2001), City of Shadows (2002) and The Host Rides Out (2002) Sorceress (2002) Pirates! (2003) Wish House (2005) Stone Testament (2007) Sovay (2008) The Fool’s Girl (2011) This Is Not Forgiveness (2012) Daughters of Time (2014) Glass Town Wars (2019)References Notes External links Official site Bloomsbury biography Complete list of works British Council Celia Rees at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database . Discover the Celia Rees popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Celia Rees books.

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The Host Rides Out book summary, reviews and downlod

The Host Rides Out

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A psychic storm rages and ghosthunters stalk the city where young Davey Williams lives, destroying good and evil alike. Davey risks his own life to save his friends, but will the ghosts be t...

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La ragazza con le pistole

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Gli eventi sanguinosi della Rivoluzione francese hanno appena sconvolto il mondo quando in Inghilterra la diciassettenne Sovay, travestita da bandito, inizia a derubare le diligenze lungo le...

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This Is Not Forgiveness

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Everyone says that Caro is bad-but Jamie can't help himself. Gorgeous, impulsive, and unconventional, Caro is totally different from all the other girls and Jamie can't believe that ...

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Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook

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"A perfect summer read; gripping, original, well-drawn and compassionate"--Joanne Harris "Celia Rees is a superb writer, and this novel has one of the most irresistible and ...

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Sorceress

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As Witch Child ends so Sorceress begins. Alison Ellman is still searching for information about Mary Newbury; she has a diary and some scattered information about other people in Mary's ...

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A Trap in Time

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Davey is trying to forget the scary events of last midsummer, but an encounter with a face from the past brings memories flooding back-and some very bad news. Then an archaeological dig tur...

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Sovay

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In 1794 England, the beautiful Sovay dons a man's cloak and holds up stagecoaches in broad daylight. Posing as a highway robber began as a lark to test a suitor's devotion. But when ...

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Witch Child

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When Mary sees her grandmother accused of witchcraft and hanged for the crime, she is silently hurried to safety by an unknown woman. The woman gives her tools to keep the record of her days...

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Il viaggio della strega bambina

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L'hanno rinchiusa in prigione per più di una settimana. Prima l'hanno fatta camminare a passo di marcia, su e giù, su e giù in mezzo a loro, per un giorno e una notte, finché non è più...

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City of Shadows

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In the midsummer of his twelfth birthday, Davey, his twin cousins and his sister Kate, embark on a tour of the infamous underground city in Davey's hometown. As the tour progresses, Davey f...

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Glass Town Wars

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The thrilling adventure story based on the writings of the Brontë children, by the bestselling author of Witch ChildWhen Tom is in a coma, his friend Milo decides ...

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Der geheime Code der Frauen

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Miss Graham und die Kunst der Spionage. Deutschland im Jahr 1946. Für den britischen Geheimdienst ist Edith Graham die perfekte Spionin – sie ist jung, alleinstehend und spricht Deutsch....

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Pirates!

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Nancy Kington, daughter of a rich merchant, suddenly orphaned when her father dies, is sent to live on her family's plantation in Jamaica. Disgusted by the treatment of the slaves and he...

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Se fossi una strega

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Il viaggio di Mary Newbury, la giovane perseguitata nell'America puritana del '600, ricomincia con una visione. Stavolta è Agnes, studentessa al primo anno di college, a stabilire il contat...

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The Fool's Girl

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Young and beautiful Violetta may be of royal blood, but her kingdom is in shambles when she arrives in London on a mysterious mission. Her journey has been long and her adventures many, but ...

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Pirates! (Unabridged)

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It is the dawn of the eighteenth century, when girls stay home and sew while men sail the high seas finding adventure, danger, and gold. But two unusually adventurous girls--a rich merchant...

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The Wish House (Unabridged)

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Richard has hung out at the abandoned house in the woods during his summer vacation for as long as he can remember. But this year, he discovers that a family has moved in. The father, J. A. ...

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Miss Graham’s War

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Germany, 1946History hides many secretsOne woman will hunt for the truth…*Previously published as ‘Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook’*‘A perfect s...

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Der geheime Code der Frauen

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Der Zweite Weltkrieg ist zu Ende: Die Briten haben die Kontrolle über weite Teile Deutschlands und suchen nun nach Personen, die ihnen beim Neuaufbau helfen. Edith Graham, eine junge Lehrer...

The Vanished (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Vanished (Unabridged)

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A tale to make your blood run cold. It all started as stories - playground tales handed down for generations. Stories of plague graves, vanished children and hidden steps leading to a feste...

Sovay MP3 Audiobook

Sovay

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Best-selling author Celia Rees pens books for young readers that garner both critical and popular acclaim. Sovay takes listeners back to 1783 England for an adventure set against the back...

The Cunning Man (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Cunning Man (Unabridged)

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A gripping supernatural thriller from acclaimed author of Witch Child. Finn's not at all sure about the Salt House. Overlooking Westwater Bay, it brings back all her nightmare fears of drow...

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The Fool's Girl (Unabridged)

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Young and beautiful Violetta may be of royal blood, but her kingdom is in shambles when she arrives in London on a mysterious mission. Her journey has been long and her adventures many, but ...

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Witch Child (Unabridged)

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It is 1659 and Mary Newbury, theyoung granddaughter of a witch, sees her wise and beloved grandmother tortured and hanged as a servant of the Devil. Then a stranger with hauntingly familiar...

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Blood Sinister (Unabridged)

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A gripping supernatural thriller from the acclaimed author of The Vanished. Ellen's just sixteen, but she's dying and nobody knows why. So when she's sent to her Gran's house she's relieved...

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Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook

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"A perfect summer read; gripping, original, well-drawn and compassionate"--Joanne Harris "Celia Rees is a superb writer, and this novel has one of the most irresistible and ...

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Mary - heksens datter

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Marys bedstemor bliver hængt som heks i England i 1600-tallet. For at undgå at mistanken om hekseri også skal falde på hende selv, flygter Mary til USA, hvor ingen kender noget til hende...

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This Is Not Forgiveness (Unabridged)

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Everyone says that Caro is bad ...but Jamie can't help himself. He thinks of her night and day and can't believe that she wants to be his girlfriend. Gorgeous, impulsive and unconventional, ...

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The Stone Testament (Unabridged)

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Reality is fragile. A crying statue. A bleeding crucifix. Around the globe, strange signs point to the end of days. Our world is unravelling. As foretold in ancient texts, and marked by th...

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