Jess Kidd
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Jess Kidd

Jess was brought up in London as part of a large family from Mayo. Her debut novel, Himself, was published by Canongate and Atria in 2016/2017. The Hoarder, also titled Mr. Flood's Last Resort (U.S. and Canada), is her second novel. Jess completed her first degree in Literature with The Open University, has taught creative writing and gained an MA and PhD in Creative Writing Studies and has worked as a support worker. She is currently editing her third novel, a mystery tale set in Victorian London and her first children’s book. She is also developing her own original TV projects with leading U.K. and international TV producers. For more visit jesskidd.com Himself A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016 Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017 Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2017 The Hoarder A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice

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    • The Hoarder

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Maud Drennan - underpaid carer and unintentional psychic - is the latest in a long line of dogsbodies for the ancient, belligerent Cathal Flood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written, beautifully read Irish novel

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-03-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Things in Jars

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Milne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    An enchanting Victorian detective novel that explores what it is to be human in inhumane times, from Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author Jess Kidd....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful delight of a book

    • By Michelle Callaghan on 15-05-19

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Himself

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aidan Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
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    Mahony somehow wakes the dead from their graves, with their foggy memories and hidden stories floating greyly amongst the unseeing living....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant narration of a great story.

    • By Anonymous User on 17-01-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Der Freund der Toten

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der charmante Gelegenheitsdieb und Hippie Mahony glaubte immer, seine Mutter habe ihn aus Desinteresse 1950 in einem Waisenhaus in Dublin...

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Heilige und andere Tote

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
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    Seit dem Tod seiner Frau und den ewigen Streitereien mit seinem Sohn vertreibt Cathal Flood jeden, der sich ihm nähern will...

    Regular price: £16.29

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