About this blog

Hello and welcome! You’ll find quite a few things on this blog, all to do with books and writing as I’m a writer.

Roald Dahl

The original interview

BOOK REVIEWS are here. (I’m also on Goodreads, where I review books as well, so please follow me there at my author page if that’s your interest.)

I’ve interviewed many AUTHORS, starting with Road Dahl, and you’ll find author interviews here.

My children’s novel THE KEEPER OF THE STONES is available now – if your bookshop doesn’t have it in stock, they’ll be able to order it for you. The same applies to my novel FAKE, contemporary fiction with a satirical twist.

Reviews for my books

FAKE  “Hilarious…the dialogue is full of wit…written with charm and vitality. A clever, timely tale about desperate people maneuvering through a tricky situation.” – Kirkus Reviews

THE KEEPER OF THE STONES  “Lizzie herself is brave and appealingly thoughtful…Kay’s writing is another pleasure, atmospheric and poetic…Both gripping and lyrical—a fine time-travel tale.” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review


“Not only is this book packed full of intrigue as Lizzie works to save her brother, it also quietly educates on archaeology and history…There’s strong description, good characterisation and humour to alleviate the tension throughout this adventure story.” – Indie Books We Love, LoveReading4Kids


For other content, please see the tabs at the top of this page or just have a poke around. And thank you for reading! – Roz

About Roz Kay

Roz Kay is a writer and former journalist. Her debut children’s novel, THE KEEPER OF THE STONES, was published in 2020 by Hayloft Publishing. Her debut novel for adults, FAKE, (contemporary fiction) was published in September 2020 by her own imprint, Darley Press. Roz's short fiction has appeared under the name Roz DeKett in Fish Publishing’s 2017 Anthology, The Nottingham Review, The York Literary Review, and the Bedford International Writing Competition’s 2018 Anthology. She has also appeared as Roz Kay in the American children’s literary magazine, Cricket. As a news journalist, Roz worked for The Journal in the North East, the Liverpool Echo, and BBC local and national radio. She is a graduate of the University of Leeds and lives in Wiltshire.
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