Maxine Linnell writes for young adults and adults; Vintage and Closer are novels based on the experiences of young adults. Both books have been described as compelling.
She lives in Leicester, and runs Story Cafes, gives author talks and workshops, and mentors writers.
Breaking the Rules came out in February, published by A&C Black for their Wired Up series for reluctant readers. Maxine has also retold Tess of the d'Urbervilles, The Mayor of Casterbridge and Far from the Madding Crowd for Reads.