Siobhan Dowd (1960-2007) was an English author of children’s and young adult novels. She was born in London to Irish parents. Siobhan earned her B.A. Honours degree in Classics from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, and her M.A. with distinction from Greenwich University in Gender and Ethnic Studies. She was a member of International PEN as a researcher and then as a program director. Siobhan established the Siobhan Dowd Trust in order to help disadvantaged children with their reading skills. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2004, but still continued to write. She passed away almost three years later in August 2007, survived by her husband, Geoff.

Siobhan Dowd’s first book was the anthology This Prison Where I Live, published in 1996. Her first novel was the 2006 novel A Swift Pure Cry. Below is a list of Siobhan Dowd’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of London Eye Mysteries Books

The London Eye Mystery (2007)Description / Buy at
The Guggenheim Mystery (By: Robin Stevens) (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Swift Pure Cry (2006)Description / Buy at
The Ransom of Dond (2013)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Dramascripts Books

Werewolf (By: Adrian Flynn) (1642)Description / Buy at
The Valley of Fear (By: Adrian Flynn) (1915)Description / Buy at
All My Sons (By: Arthur Miller) (1947)Description / Buy at
Death of a Salesman (By: Arthur Miller) (1949)Description / Buy at
The Crucible (By: Arthur Miller) (1953)Description / Buy at
A View from the Bridge (By: Arthur Miller) (1955)Description / Buy at
Brother in the Land (By: Robert Swindells) (1984)Description / Buy at
Across the Barricades (By: Joan Lingard) (1990)Description / Buy at
A Question of Courage (By: Brian Keaney,Marjorie Darke) (1990)Description / Buy at
Paper Tigers (By: Steve Skidmore,Steve Barlow) (1991)Description / Buy at
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler (By: Gene Kemp) (1991)Description / Buy at
Hot Cakes (By: Adrian Flynn) (1992)Description / Buy at
Burston School Strike (By: Roy Nevitt) (1992)Description / Buy at
A Tale of Two Cities (By: Steve Skidmore) (1996)Description / Buy at
Jane Eyre (By: Steve Skidmore,Steve Barlow) (1998)Description / Buy at
The Labyrinth: Play (By: David Calcutt) (2000)Description / Buy at
Working Parts (By: Nick Jones) (2000)Description / Buy at
Dracula (By: David Calcutt) (2003)Description / Buy at
The Canterbury Tales (By: Martin Riley) (2003)Description / Buy at
The Deamon Headmaster (By: Nick Stafford) (2003)Description / Buy at
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (By: Terry Pratchett,Stephen Briggs) (2003)Description / Buy at
Johnny and the Dead (By: Terry Pratchett) (2003)Description / Buy at
Frankenstein (By: Philip Pullman) (2003)Description / Buy at
Lady Macbeth (By: David Calcutt) (2005)Description / Buy at
The Snake-Stone (By: Berlie Doherty) (2005)Description / Buy at
Doctor Faustus (By: Geraldine McCaughrean) (2006)Description / Buy at
Troy 24 (By: David Calcutt) (2007)Description / Buy at
The White Rose and the Swatiska (By: Adrian Flynn) (2007)Description / Buy at
Salem (By: David Calcutt) (2007)Description / Buy at
The Three Musketeers (By: Ken Ludwig) (2008)Description / Buy at
Cry, the Beloved Country (By: Roy Sargeant) (2008)Description / Buy at
Bog Child (2008)Description / Buy at
Solace of the Road (2009)Description / Buy at
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (By: Adrian Flynn) (2011)Description / Buy at
King of Shadows (By: Susan Cooper) (2011)Description / Buy at
The Invisible Man (By: Adrian Flynn) (2012)Description / Buy at
The Garbage King (By: Oladipo Agboluaje) (2013)Description / Buy at
The Devil Walks (By: Anne Fine) (2013)Description / Buy at
A Christmas Carol (By: Conor McReynolds,Richard Kidd) (2013)Description / Buy at
Our Day Out (By: Willy Russell) (2014)Description / Buy at
Blood Brothers (By: Willy Russell) (2014)Description / Buy at
Flesh and Blood (By: Benjamin Hulme-Cross) (2014)Description / Buy at
Dodger (By: Stephen Briggs) (2014)Description / Buy at
The Terrible Fate of Humpty Dumpty (By: David Calcutt) (2014)Description / Buy at
Stone Cold (By: Robert Swindells) (2014)Description / Buy at
Beowulf (By: David Calcutt) (2014)Description / Buy at
Homer's Odyssey (By: David Calcutt) (2014)Description / Buy at
Arson About (By: Mark Wheeller) (2014)Description / Buy at
Treasure Island (By: David Calcutt) (2014)Description / Buy at
Unman Wittering and Zigo (By: Giles Cooper) (2014)Description / Buy at
The Diary of Anne Frank (By: Frances Goodrich,Albert Hackett) (2014)Description / Buy at
The Hound of the Baskervill (By: John O'Connor) (2014)Description / Buy at
Sherlock Holmes and the Limehouse Horror (By: Philip Pullman) (2014)Description / Buy at
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (By: David Calcutt) (2016)Description / Buy at
Cowgirl (By: G.R. Gemin) (2016)Description / Buy at
The Brotherhood of Smoke (By: Adrian Flynn) (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

This Prison Where I Live(1996)Description / Buy at
Glimmer Train Stories #39(2001)Description / Buy at
Glimmer Train Stories, #60(2006)Description / Buy at

Notes: The Guggenheim Mystery was written with Robin Stevens. The Roads of the Roma was edited with Ian Hancock and Rajko Djuric.

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Siobhan Dowd Synopsis: A Swift Pure Cry is a standalone novel by Siobhan Dowd. After Shell’s mother dies, her obsessively religious father descends into alcoholic mourning and Shell is left to look after her younger brother and sister. Her only release from the harshness of everyday life comes from her new spiritual friendship with a naive young priest, and most importantly, her developing relationship with childhood friend, Declan, who is charming, eloquent, and persuasive. But when Declan suddenly leaves Ireland to seek his fortune Stateside, Shell finds herself pregnant and the center of a scandal that rocks the small community in which she lives, with repercussions across the whole country. The lives of those immediately around her will never be the same again.

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