YA books

K.J. Whittaker is the Carnegie-nominated author of six YA (young adult) novels published by Walker Books under the name Katy Moran.

 
 
 
 

Bloodline (Carnegie nominated)

"The magic, the battles, the sense of a boy on the brink of adolescence… all are brilliant, all are pure Sutcliff, but better, because this is written for a twenty-first century audience."
— Manda Scott

 
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Bloodline Rising

"At its heart, this is the story of a boy's turbulent relationship with his father, torn between resentment and admiration, rivalry and respect, which renders the tale both as intimate as heartbreak and universal as hope. Grim, lyrical and unforgettable."
— Kirkus

 
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Spirit Hunter (Carnegie nominated)

"Epic… exciting."
Independent 

 
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Dangerous to Know

"It's all very intense and completely unputdownable and I don't mind admitting that I cried at the end."
Bookbag

 
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Hidden Among Us

"A winning combination of mystery and magick"
— Celia Rees

 
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The Hidden Princess

"I have no idea how Katy Moran stuffed so much awesomeness into this one book"
Guardian

 
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