MY AUTHORS


Hannah Sheppard represents the following published authors (to see her full client list visit the DHH website):

ABI ELPHINSTONE (@moontrug)

Abi Elphinstone grew up in Scotland where she spent most of her childhood building dens, hiding in tree houses and running wild across highland glens.  After being coaxed out of her tree house, she studied English at Bristol University and then worked as a teacher in Africa, Berkshire and London. 

The Dreamsnatcher trilogy (Simon & Schuster) was followed up in 2018 by her Waterstones' Book of the Month stand alone Sky Song


KERIS STAINTON (@Keris)

Keris Stainton was born in Canada, and brought up on the Wirral. She now lives in the Ribble Valley with her husband and two young sons, who make her laugh every day. Sometimes intentionally.

As a freelance journalist, Keris has written for publications as diverse as Practical ParentingScarlet and The Daily Express, and edited the women’s book site, Trashionista, for two years.

In 2005 she gave up her job as an administrator in Corporate Recovery and Personal Insolvency (which is exactly as exciting as it sounds) to write full time.

Della Says: OMG!Jessie Hearts NYC and Emma Hearts LA are all published by Orchard Books. Keris has a new teen series (Reel Friends) starting with Starring Kitty published July 2014 from Catnip, Spotlight on Sunny follows in March 15. Hot Key will publish Keris's new YA novel Counting Stars in summer 2015.

Writing as Esme Taylor, Keris has published two novellas under the Hot Key Unlocked imprint - All I Want For Christmas and Baby, One More Time

ADAM HAMDY (@adamhamdy)

Adam Hamdy is an author, screenwriter and filmmaker who has worked with studios and producers on both sides of the Atlantic. Adam is currently writing Oracle, an original drama series, for the BBC, and is developing To Kill A Shadow, a crime thriller, with See-Saw Films. In addition to his own original work, Adam has adapted a number of comic books and novels for the screen, including the forthcoming film version of David Mitchell’s novel, Number9Dream.

Prior to becoming a writer, Adam was a strategy consultant and advised global businesses operating in a wide range of industries.

Pendulum, was published by Headline in November 2016. The follow-up, Freefall, was published in November 2017 with Aftershock coming in 2018.


James Patterson called Pendulum 'One of the best thrillers of the year'.

Days after Pendulum's​ release, the screen rights were snapped up by Tom Hardy's production company, Hardy Son & Baker.


CHRIS MCGEORGE (@crmcgeorge)

Chris McGeorge has an MA in Creative Writing (Crime / Thriller) from City University London where he wrote his first crime novel Guess Who for this thesis. He constantly told stories from a young age, whether they took the form of comics, short stories or scripts.

He is a lover of Golden Age crime, like Christie and Conan Doyle, leading his crime stories to be a mix of the old and the contemporary. He likes weird and wonderful plots, with plenty of intrigue and twists. 

His often coherent ramblings about everything pop culture can be found on his blog Festival of Blood and occasionally he produces the Sarcasmicast podcast with a group of friends.


His debut novel Guess Who will be published by Orion in May 2018.

DAVID BRAZIER (@authorboatman)

David has lived half his life abroad, firstly as the fortunate offspring of a Royal Air Force marriage and subsequently as a young man, moving to the Middle East in his twenties and spending two decades there, in locations as diverse and fascinating as Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Oman.

Now David lives aboard a widebeam ‘fatboy’ boat moored in Derbyshire from where he runs his own recycling and waste management company, watches the antics of the resident swans, ducks and geese.

His debut novel Alone was published by Andersen Press in May 2016.

DAN TYTE (@dantyte)

Dan Tyte was born and raised in Cardiff, Wales. He studied English Language & Literature at the University of Liverpool before becoming a PR man, pushing everything from professional sports to pop music.

He's a former newspaper columnist, has written for men's magazines, literary magazines and was a music journalist but got out before the beer went flat. He's contributed to Amazon #1 best-selling PR books. His short story Onwards led the collection Rarebit, published by Parthian (Jan 2014).

His debut novel Half Plus Seven - a 'coming-of-age novel snorting with energy' according to the Daily Mail - was published by Parthian (April 2014). He's performed at Hay Festival and sweaty rooms around the country and was chosen as the Western Mail's Writer to Watch for 2014.

He’s currently working on his second novel, Alone, Together, a tale of lost love and WiFi signal.


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