Dark Blue Rising



2021 Oxfordshire Book Award

2021 Buckinghamshire Book Award



2021 Amazing Book Awards




Redbridge Book Award, 2020



Amazing Book Award, 2020




Runner up:

Ealing Teen Book Award 2018

Hounslow Teen Book Award 2018



Southern Schools Book Award 2018

CrimeFest's Best YA Crime Novel 2018



Amazing Book Award 2018

Redbridge Book Award 2018


Book of Lies:



North East Teen Book Award

Lancashire Book of the Year

Redbridge Book Award


Mind Games:


Awards won:

SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for the British Isles

Portsmouth Book Award

Silver book award in 2016 Sussex Coast Schools Amazing Book Award

Highly Commended in 2016 Oxfordshire Book Awards

Runner up in the 2016 Staffordshire Book Award

Second prize in the 2016 Redbridge Teen Book Award


Shortlists & nominations:

Nominated for the 2016 CILIP Carnegie Medal

Shortlisted for the 2016 Wirral Paperback of the Year





Awards won in the UK:

Amazing Book Award, Sussex Coast Schools

Angus Book Award

Bishop Luffa School Book Award

Concorde Book Award, Gloucestershire

Falkirk RED Book Award

Leeds Book Award

North East Teen Book Award

Portsmouth Book Award

Rib Valley Book Award

Rotherham Book Award


Runner up, UK:

Lancashire Book of the Year


Shortlists, UK:

SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for UK and Europe

Wirral Paperback of the Year


Longlist, UK:

Branford Boase award


Won in France:

Winner of Le Prix Livrentete, a national award

British School of Paris Brilliant Book Award


Finalist, Canada: 

Slated is a finalist in a national book award, the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. Details are here.



Slated is a Junior Library Guild Selection

Nominated for a 2014-2015 Beehive Book Award, in Utah

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo district library Battle of the Book, Texas

Nominated for the Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award


Nominations, Australia:

Nominated for an Aurealis award for speculative fiction, YA novel category

Nominated for a WAYRBA: West Australian Young Readers Book Award, older readers category




Rotherham Book Award



SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for UK and Ireland