Linda Buckley-Archer

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Linda Buckley-Archer is the author of the critically acclaimed Gideon trilogy. Originally trained as a linguist, she is now a full-time novelist and scriptwriter. She has written a television drama for the BBC and several radio dramas, as well as various journalistic pieces for papers like the Independent. The Gideon Trilogy was inspired by the criminal underworld of eighteenth-century London.

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Books by this Author

The Many Lives of John Stone
The Complete Gideon Trilogy
The Time Travelers
The Time Quake
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Linda Buckley-Archer: Gideon the Cutpurse

Two modern-day kids are transported to 1763, where a kindly cutpurse helps them get their time machine from a villain.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I don't know who said this first but I often think of it: If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got...

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Puddleglum in C.S.Lewis' THE SILVER CHAIR: the world needs more Puddleglums

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Steak and a green salad

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. To be the last one standing

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In Scotland, standing on white sand and looking out over the Western Isles

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