Author Profile - Dennis Hamley

Author of: Sixteen Bricks Down, The Team with the Ghost Player and Coming in to Land (Shades 2.0 series).

Since Dennis’s first novel was published in 1974, he has written over seventy books, mainly for children and young adults. They include The War and Freddy (shortlisted for the Smarties Prize), Hare’s Choice, The Long Journey of Joslin de Lay (six medieval murder mysteries), Death Penalty (murder in a football club), Ellen’s People (set in World War 1) and Divided Loyalties (set in World War 2).

He was a teacher and English Adviser for many years but now writes full time. He also mentors new writers and is a Creative Writing Tutor for both children and adults. He has written six books for Ransom.

He writes mainly now as an independent author. He has twelve of his books on Kindle as ebooks and he has set up his own publishing imprint, Joslin Books. He lives with his wife in Oxford.