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Amelia Brunskill

Born: , in Melbourne, Australia
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Brunskill lives in Chicago.

Biography: Amelia Brunskill was born in Melbourne, Australia, but she grew up mostly in Washington state where she picked a lot of blackberries, read a lot of books and failed to properly appreciate the epic beauty of the mountains and the Pacific ocean. She earned her bachelorís degrees in psychology and art from the University of Washington and her masterís in information studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She now lives in Chicago, where she eats as much Thai food as possible and works as a librarian. The Window is her debut novel.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers


Selected Titles

The window /
ISBN: 1524720291 OCLC: 993652463

After her twin sister Anna falls to her death while sneaking out her bedroom window, high school sophomore Jess suspects foul play and as she sets out to find the murderer, discovers that her twin kept many dark secrets.