Linda-StrachanWatch: Trailer for the novels of Linda Strachan

Linda Strachan’s novels for teenagers are uncompromising and fast-paced.

Her first, Spider, won the Catalyst Award and was short/longlisted for sev­eral other literary awards. It was followed by the acclaimed Dead Boy Talking and most recetly by Don’t Judge Me.

Linda’ Strachan’s school, library and festival presentations feature riveting accounts of the meticulous research she carries out for her novels, including accompanying paramedics and attending training sessions at the local fire station.

Linda is the author of over 50 books for all ages. Before becoming a full-time writer
she was a model, a medical lab technician and a fashion buyer. She likes dogs,
painting pic­tures on walls, artichokes, olives and chocolate, but prefers
writing to almost anything else.

Spider

Catalyst Book Award winnerWatch: Trailer for the novels of Linda Strachan WINNER OF THE 2010 CATALYST BOOK AWARD. Spider is on his last warning. If he’s caught joyriding again he’ll be sent down, no questions asked. He’s trying to stick to the straight and narrow but his girlfriend Deanna and mate Andy reckon he should risk one…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Teen
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: cars, crime, Family, Loss, teenagers

Don’t Judge Me

The incendiary new novel from award-winning Linda Strachan. We all make snap judgements, about our friends, people we meet and other people’s motives. But what if we’re wrong? What if a life depends on getting it right? Take 4 teens, an arsonist, an unreliable witness and four different motives. With life and death on the…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: Arson, crime, Investigating, Vulnerability

Dead Boy Talking

Josh has 25 minutes left to live. Yesterday he stabbed his best mate and now it’s happened to him. Lying alone in a pool of blood Josh hasn’t much time to think, but there are things he can’t get out of his head. Where is his girlfriend, Skye? What happened to his missing brother? And…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: crime, Investigating, Knife crime