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1 1 y separately published work icon Nullaboo Hullabaloo Fleur Ferris , Melbourne : Puffin , 2019 16374836 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'A spark of magical fairy dust causes a hullabaloo in one Australian country town!

In faraway Nullaboo, Gemma Hart's day isn't going well. Her family might be evicted from their farm, and her science competition topic is march flies. How can she possibly win against perfect Nina, who gets to study butterflies?

But wait, that's not a feather in Gemma’s special bug catcher . . . it's a fairy!

Janomi the fairy isn’t supposed to talk to humans, but desperately needs help. Her grandfather has been captured by the silver spiders. Gemma agrees to help Janomi, and to keep the fairies' existence a secret. But her bug catcher has recorded their conversation - and Nina finds it.

With a media frenzy taking over Nullaboo, a secret government agency barges in to take control, and suddenly the fairy colony is under an even bigger threat. Gemma and her kooky family, school and resourceful neighbours must take matters into their own hands in an against-all-odds bid to save the last fairy colony on Earth.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon Found Fleur Ferris , Sydney : Random House Australia , 2018 14330105 2018 single work novel young adult

'What happens when someone else’s past catches up with you?  Elizabeth Miller has always lived in Deni. In a small rural town, Beth’s biggest problem is telling her protective and fiercely private father that she has a boyfriend. But when her dad disappears before her and Jonah’s eyes, Beth discovers that he's not who she thought he was. Her family’s secret past has caught up with them, and someone wants her dead. Beth has been unwittingly prepared for this moment her whole life. Will it be enough to outrun – and outsmart – her hunters?' 

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 The Everyday Interrupted Fleur Ferris , Joy Lawn (interviewer), 2017 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 32 no. 4 2017; (p. 4-6)

'Fleur Ferris has catapulted onto Australia's young adult literary scene, carving a niche for herself as a writer of thrillers for teens. This wasn't a deliberate decision at first but her heart does lie with thrillers - movies and books.' (Introduction)

1 1 y separately published work icon Wreck Fleur Ferris , Melbourne : Penguin Random House Australia , 2017 11453777 2017 single work novel young adult

'Bad things happen. Fight to make things right. Or let it wreck your life.

'Tamara Bennett is going to be the first journalist to strictly report only good news. Finished with high school, Tamara is ready to say goodbye to her sleepy little town and part-time job at the local paper. O-weeks awaits, which means parties, cute boys and settling into student res with her best friend Relle. Things take an unexpected turn, however, when she arrives home to find her house ransacked and her life in danger. What is this mysterious note? And why does it mean so much to one of Australia’s most powerful media moguls?

'Caught between a bitter rivalry and dangerous family secret, who can Tamara trust? Or should she trust herself? ' (Publication summary) 

1 2 y separately published work icon Black Fleur Ferris , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2016 9297153 2016 single work novel young adult thriller

'Ebony Marshall is in her final year of high school. Five months, two weeks and four days . . . She can't wait to leave the town where she's known only as ‘Black'. Because of her name, of course. But for another reason, too.

'Everyone says Black Marshall is cursed.

'Three of her best friends have died in tragic accidents. After Oscar, the whispers started. Now she's used to being on her own. It's easier that way.

'But when her date for the formal ends up in intensive care, something in quiet little Dainsfield starts to stir. Old secrets are revealed and terrifying new dangers emerge.

'If only Black could put all the pieces together, she could work out who her real enemies are. Should she run for her life, or stay and fight?' (Publication summary)

4 3 y separately published work icon Risk Fleur Ferris , Australia : Random House , 2015 8321789 2015 single work novel young adult

'Best friends Taylor and Sierra meet a hot guy in a chat room online. Both fall for Jacob's charms, but as usual, the more outgoing and vivacious Sierra overshadows Taylor and wins his attention. Taylor's devastated – Sierra already kissed Callum, Taylor's secret crush, over the summer holidays. Life's not fair, especially when Sierra's around.

'Moving quickly, Sierra sets up a date with Jacob on Friday after school. She asks Taylor and their friends to cover for her. Even though she's upset, Taylor is still Sierra's best friend and agrees to help. But Sierra abuses the favour and calls to say she's going to spend the night with her date. She doesn't come home all weekend, doesn't answer her phone and nobody's heard from her . . .

'Taylor is torn. She doesn't want to betray Sierra by telling her parents but at the same time she's concerned for her welfare. Finally, Callum convinces her to tell. The police are called and their worst fears are confirmed when Sierra's body is found miles from Melbourne a week later . . .

'Devastated, Taylor becomes obsessed with finding Sierra's killer. As clues emerge, Taylor races against time to try and save the predator's next victim.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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