Kirsty Murray

5 children’s books by the writer

Kirsty Murray is the author of fourteen books for children and teenagers. Her novels have won and been short-listed for numerous awards including the WA Premier's Award and the NSW Premier's History Award. She has been a Creative Fellow of the State Library of Victoria and an Asialink Literature Resident in South India. Her books include: India Dark, Vulture's Gate, Market Blues, Walking Home with Marie- Claire and the epic quartet of historical fiction, 'Children of the Wind'. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and a drifting tribe of young people. www.kirstymurray.com

14+ years

The Year it All Ended

Kirsty Murray

The Year it All Ended

On Tiney Flynn's seventeenth birthday, every church bell tolled as if heralding a new year, a new era. Tiney stood in the garden, purple jacaranda petals fluttering down around her. One by one, her sisters came outside to join ...

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12-14 years

Vulture's Gate

Kirsty Murray

Vulture's Gate

It is 40 years into the future and the world is in turmoil. A plague has destroyed humans' ability to conceive females, or so Callum thinks until he meets Bo. A page-turning adventure unfolds as the pair rely on each ...

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The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

Kirsty Murray

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

A gripping time-slip adventure set in a hidden valley. 11-year-old Lucy travels across the river of time to fight fires, battle floodwaters and discover the meaning of true friendship. 'Enchanting, exciting, and shimmering with magic, this is a gorgeous adventure ...

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India Dark

Kirsty Murray

India Dark

A story of secrets, lies and lost innocence. MADRAS, 1910: Posey Swift and Tilly Sweetrick are caught up in a scandal that will change their lives forever. Singing and Dancing across a hundred stages as members of a troupe of ...

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