Kat Ellis is the author of young adult novels Purge, Breaker, and Blackfin Sky, as well as a novella within the Three Strikes collection titled The Twins of Blackfin. Her next novel, Harrow Lake, will be published by Penguin Random House Children's (Puffin/Kathy Dawson Books) in summer 2020.

Kat studied English with Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University before going on to work in local government communications and IT... and then writing took over.  

When she is not writing, Kat can usually be found exploring ruins and cemeteries with her camera. She is an active blogger, instagrammer and tweeter, and is represented by Molly Ker Hawn at The Bent Agency.