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Translated into over twenty languages

Liz Jensen, author of The Ninth Life of Louis Drax

Liz Jensen is the best-selling author of eight novels including the Hollywood-adapted The Ninth Life of Louis Drax starring Jamie Dornan, Sarah Gadon, Aaron Paul and Aiden Longworth.

Liz Jensen’s work has been short-listed for the Guardian Fiction Award, nominated three times for the Orange (now Bailey’s) Prize, adapted for theatre and radio, and translated into twenty languages. Her two most recent novels are the climate thrillers The Rapture (a TV Book Club Best Read) and The Uninvited.

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Liz Writes


Courage is fear that has said its prayers*

I know a glaciologist who spends much of her time deep in ice. Like many of her colleagues, Birgitte has found and measured pieces of the climate jigsaw for herself. She can see how and where they fit in the future picture of our shared home, to the point where she sometimes wishes she knew less.

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“A cracking good read”

The Daily Telegraph
The Daily TelegraphOn The Uninvited

“If there was ever a book that should be read by lots of people then this is it. Prepare to be horribly spooked”

The Guardian
The GuardianOn The Uninvited

“Wonderfully unsettling …An oddly beautiful journey into the darkest corners of the human soul”

The Mail on Sunday
The Mail on SundayOn The Ninth Life of Louis Drax

“An exceptional writer”

Scotland on Sunday
Scotland on SundayOn War Crimes for the Home

“An end-of-days blockbuster to haunt your nightmares…unputdownable”

The Times
The TimesOn The Rapture

“A masterclass on how to write an engaging thriller about a relevant contemporary issue while still respecting the reader’s brain cells….you’ll be gripped”

Irvine Welsh
Irvine WelshOn The Rapture