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Sarah Grace Perry (born 28 November 1979) is an English author. She has had three novels published, all by Serpent's Tail: After Me Comes the Flood (2014), The Essex Serpent (2016) and Melmoth (2018). Her work has been translated into 22 languages. Early life and education Perry was born in Chelmsford, Essex into a family of devout Christians who were members of a Strict Baptist church. Growing up with almost no access to contemporary art, culture, and writing, she filled her time with classical music, classic novels and poetry, and church-related activities. She says this early immersion in old literature and the King James Bible profoundly influenced her writing style. She attended Chelmsford County High School for Girls. Perry has a PhD in creative writing from Royal Holloway University where her supervisor was Sir Andrew Motion. Her doctoral thesis was on the Gothic in the writing of Iris Murdoch, and Perry has subsequently published an article on the Gothic in Aeon magazine. I wrote about the power of place in my PhD thesis, particularly the importance of buildings in the Gothic (a genre which I find myself inhabiting without ever having meant to). Fiction in the Gothic inheritance makes much of the potent importance of the interior, from the castle where Jonathan Harker finds himself holed up to Thornfield, and from the suburban homes in Hilary Mantel’s Beyond Black to the ghastly crypts in The Monk. In 2013 she was a writer in residence at Gladstone's Library.Perry won the 2004 Shiva Naipaul Memorial prize for travel writing for 'A little unexpected', an article about her experiences in the Philippines.In June 2018 Perry was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in its "40 Under 40" initiative. Novels After Me Comes the Flood Perry's debut novel, After Me Comes the Flood, was released in 2014 by Serpent's Tail, receiving high praise from reviewers including those of The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian. The novel tells the story of a man named John Cole who wanders into a strange world while seeking out his brother amidst a drought. John Burnside, writing for The Guardian, called it "extraordinary" and "a remarkable debut." The Essex Serpent Her second novel, The Essex Serpent, was also published by Serpent's Tail in 2016. Inspired by the myth of a sea-serpent on the Essex coast, it tells the story of a Victorian widow, Cora Seaborne, and the friends who surround her after the death of her bullying husband. Cora is intrigued and compelled by the possibility of the serpent's return, but clashes with the local vicar, William Ransome, who is determined to lay superstition to rest in his rural parish. The novel is again written in a gothic style, and explores themes of goodness, friendship, superstition and love and once again received positive reviews; John Burnside, quoted on the book's cover, writes: "Had Charles Dickens and Bram Stoker come together to write the great Victorian novel, I wonder if it would have surpassed The Essex Serpent? No way of knowing, but with only her second outing, Sarah Perry establishes herself as one of the finest fiction writers working in Britain today."The Essex Serpent was nominated in the Novel category for the 2016 Costa Book Awards and was named Waterstones Book Of The Year 2016. It was placed on the long list for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Melmoth Her third novel is titled Melmoth, and was inspired by Charles Maturin's gothic novel Melmoth the Wanderer. It was published by Serpent's Tail in October 2018. Melmoth was shortlisted for the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize. References External links Official website Sarah Perry at Rogers, Coleridge and White literary agency. Discover the Sarah Perry popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Sarah Perry books.

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Wanna Puck? (Book Two)

Layla Valentine & Ana SparksDecember 24, 2021Get

One cool-as-ice veteran player One smoking hot rising star And little old me in the middle All wrapped up in an all-star ménage a trois I've been sent to write a piece on two NHL stars Joel...

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Elle KennedyFebruary 24, 2015Get

The international bestseller! Get ready for another binge-worthy romance from New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy! She's about to make a deal with the college bad boy… Hannah We...

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James TurnbullNovember 15, 2021Get

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The Cornish Village School - Breaking the Rules

Kitty WilsonJune 11, 2018Get

Rosy Winter is definitely not looking for love. Following heartbreak, Rosy has rebuilt her life in the beautiful Cornish village of Penmenna. Now headmistress of the local school, she is liv...

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Sarah PeisAugust 20, 2018Get

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Liberty Begins

Leigh JamesFebruary 13, 2015Get

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Croc's Return

Eve LanglaisDecember 3, 2015Get

Welcome to Bitten Point, where the swamp doesn't just keep its secrets, it sometimes eats them. Take one deadly bite and, bam, a man's life is changed forever, or so Caleb discovers when a l...

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A Lot Like Home

Kathryn CantrellMay 21, 2018Get

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Kirsty MoseleyFebruary 3, 2020Get

Perma-single Amy Clarke prides herself on three things: her pink hair, her Converse collection, and her ability to drink copious amounts of margarita without puking. She isn’t looking for ...

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Uncle AmonJune 15, 2015Get

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Arwen RichJuly 3, 2018Get

Alyssa is untouched by any man – until her hot, demanding boss Mr. Ramirez comes into her life. Her fantasy comes true when he has his way with her, rough and unprotected. But as a result,...

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Sasha BurkeAugust 26, 2017Get

The woman's killing me. I'm not the kind of man who would normally even consider blurring the lines between landlord and tenant or boss and employee, but Summer is a walking temptation. Neur...

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Herman MelvilleOctober 17, 1851Get

An Apple Books Classic edition. Herman Melville’s classic begins with one of the most famous opening lines in world literature: “Call me Ishmael.” Moby Dick was a commercial failure wh...

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Ben LeightonFebruary 22, 2015Get

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Accidentally Aphrodite

Dakota CassidySeptember 24, 2019Get

An apple a day keeps the Goddess in play... Mythology buff Quinn Morris has always wanted to visit Greece, where her inner hardcore romantic envisioned proposing to her boyfriend. And she's ...

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Rachael HerronOctober 22, 2021Get

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Today I Am Mad

Michael GordonSeptember 7, 2020Get

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W.J. MayNovember 25, 2021Get

What you are looking for is not out there, it's in you ... Stass had told her the story a thousand times. She was ten years old when he found her, lost and alone in the harsh wilderness of t...

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Make Me Wilder

Serena BellMay 20, 2021Get

She's a city girl. I'm a mountain man. This shouldn't work. So why can't I stay away? Gabe: I promised my dad I’d take care of the Wilder family adventure business, including my rowdy co-w...

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Victoria WaltersSeptember 25, 2019Get

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Laura AnnMay 9, 2022Get

She's fulfilling her mother's dying dream, he's leaving his legacy behind... When their paths cross, can they find love despite going in different directions? Scarlett Dylan was raised in th...

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Lost Souls

W.J. MayNovember 22, 2018Get

Your curse is your biggest strength. I just didn't know it yet. Jamie Hunt's the high school quarterback in his senior year. He's popular, smart, got the prettiest girl in the school chasing...

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Chasing Romeo

Sarah ReadyMay 25, 2021Get

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Piper GlendaleMay 5, 2022Get

Emily Delaney, a reporter for one of Hollywood’s hottest gossip magazines, has her world turned upside down when her former journalism mentor dies, and she is called back to the hometown s...

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Brenda RothertAugust 24, 2021Get

The Vegas heat just kicked up a notch with the arrival of ice hockey’s newest expansion team – the Sin City Saints. Maverick Hagen’s fall from grace was more like a crash landing. His ...

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The Sheep Who Couldn't Sleep

Simon JamieAugust 1, 2012Get

One night down on Hillside Farm Everything was quiet and calm But all alone there lay a sheep Who found he couldn't get to sleep. Follow Sheep as he tries to find the best way to get to slee...

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Alisa WoodsFebruary 23, 2018Get

Leonidas is a Dragon Prince of the House of Smoke… and he is cursed. Falling in love was never in the cards for Leonidas. An angry witch made sure of that—if he loses his heart, he loses...

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Apple Inc.September 20, 2021Get

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Pride and Prejudice

Jane AustenJanuary 28, 1813Get

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Girl, Alone (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

Blake PierceDecember 16, 2020Get

FBI Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowle...

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Mr. Trouble

Nana MaloneAugust 1, 2018Get

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High Conflict

Amanda RipleyApril 6, 2021Get

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Apple Watch User Guide

Apple Inc.September 16, 2021Get

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Love in a Small Town

Zoe YorkOctober 6, 2020Get

Are they one late-night hayride away from tumbling back into a very bad idea? Olivia Minelli needs a one-way ticket out of Pine Harbour. It's too small for both her and her ex-husband. So wh...

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The School of Starting Over

Lisa SwiftMarch 11, 2020Get

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The Killing Game (An Alexa Chase Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

Kate BoldOctober 15, 2021Get

Alexa Chase, 34, a brilliant profiler in the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, was too good at her job. Haunted by all the serial killers she caught, she left a stunning career behind to joi...

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Finding Cinderella

Colleen HooverOctober 14, 2013Get

#1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us writes a free novella about the search for happily ever after. A chance encounter in the dark leads eighteen-year-old Daniel and the g...

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Mr. Nice Guy

Belinda WilliamsJune 28, 2021Get

NICE GUYS CAN PLAY DIRTY TOO . . . 'Give me a week. Seven days and seven nights. I'll show you what it's like to be with a nice guy.' Chelsea's housemate Tom is tired of her complaining abou...

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Just One Night

Carly PhillipsApril 20, 2021Get

She’s the woman he can’t live without. The one he can’t risk screwing up their relationship by sleeping with her. Linc Kingston doesn’t accept anything less than perfection. ...

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Jordan HollisAugust 29, 2018Get

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Savage Prince

Meghan MarchApril 24, 2018Get

Who knew things could get even darker and dirtier in New Orleans?  New York Times  bestselling author Meghan March introduces the  Savage Prince  of the city, the man you...

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Jaxon

Olivia SandsJune 2, 2019Get

She's his little sister's best friend.  Completely off limits.  And now they're working together. Jaxon Green 's plans to offer a summer camp for kids at his thoroughbred training ...

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Come Back for Me

Corinne MichaelsJanuary 7, 2020Get

From  New York Times  Bestselling author Corinne Michaels comes a new emotional and riveting standalone love story. One night, eight years ago, she gave me peace. No names. No prom...

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The Baltic Run

Charles WhitingJune 15, 2020Get

From the carnage of war a new hero is born. 1920. The slaughter of World War One is over, but already secret little wars are breaking out all over 'New Europe'. Sub-Lieutenant de Vere Smith ...

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The Lost Siren

Raven StormMay 16, 2022Get

A human female born into a breeding manor never has a choice…I am a slave, but at least I am alive. When the man with wings and scales gave me a second choice—I took it. I'll do what I m...

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Nothing to Hide

Scarlett FinnApril 13, 2021Get

Prize of a lifetime: travel the world with a celebrity billionaire. Come to LA with us, Roxie… It will be so much fun! We have tickets for a late-night talk show! What could possibly go wr...

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Susannah NixApril 19, 2022Get

She’s an A-list Hollywood starlet. He’s a gossip reporter. Sleeping with the enemy has never been sweeter…  Kimberleigh Cress didn’t get to be one of the one of the hottest youn...

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Willow WintersFebruary 8, 2022Get

He tasted like tequila and the fake name I gave him was Rose. Four years ago, I decided to get over one man, by getting under another. A single night and nothing more. I found my handsome st...

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Lilac MillsJanuary 31, 2019Get

What happens after your dreams come true? Patisserie-Chef Stevie is stuck in a rut. Her beloved Great Aunt Peggy has passed away and she’s lost both her job and the love of her life. Then ...

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Right Time

Lexy TimmsFebruary 11, 2022Get

Don't rush on anything.  If the time is right, it will happen. Rae I've always known I was meant to get out of the dead-end side of town where I was born. Trevor is my plan. He's from t...

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