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Tom Becker

Tom Becker is an award-winning author whose books have been translated into over ten languages. He won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize with his first novel, Darkside, and has written a further seven books and a play. The Traitors was longlisted for The Carnegie Award for Children’s Book of the Year. While Others Sleep, has also met with success. His latest book was Dark Room. His first adult novel The Carnival of Ash, an extraordinary historical novel set in an Italian city state ruled by poets, will be published in 2021.

Darkside (2007)

The Traitors (2012)

While Others Sleep (2013)

Dark Room (2015)

In praise of Tom Becker:

 ‘Atmospheric’ – Independent

‘There’s enough hellish mystery left at the end to have you drooling for the next in the series’ – Observer

‘An exciting romp’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Brilliant’ – Times Educational Supplement

Darkside is wild and gripping … Brilliant’ – Sunday Express

‘A spine-chilling gothic mystery brimming with twists’ – What’s On in London

Praise for The Carnival of Ash

‘Gorgeous, immersive triumph of Renaissance-flavored worldbuilding’ Publisher's Weekly

Tom Becker Titles