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Sarah Pinborough is an award-winning writer of young adult and adult novels and a screenwriter. Her recent novels include the dystopian love story The Death House and 13 Minutes. After spending much of her time travelling Sarah now lives close to where she was brought up in Buckinghamshire with her two cats Mr Fling and Peter.
Popular and beautiful, Natasha doesn’t remember how she ended up in the icy water of the river but she does know it wasn't an accident and it wasn't suicidal. 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough is a gripping psychological thriller about friends, fears, manipulation and the power of the truth.
13 Minutes has been bought by Netflix for adaptation into a TV series.
Sarah’s influences include Stephen King and Madonna.
Sarah has published over 20 novels!
Sam from King James's School:
Cameron from Cardinal Heenan:
Grace from Prince Henrys Grammar School:
Ciara from Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School:
Chloe from Prince henrys grammar school:
Emily from Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School:
Aleksandra from Cardinal Heenan High School:
Katarina from Prince Henry's Grammar School:
Victoria from Cardinal heenan catholic high school.:
Una from Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School:
Anna from Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School:
Kate from Cardinal Heenan:
Jessica from King James's School:
millie from king james's school:
Phoebe from King James's School: