Lyndall Clipstone writes about monsters and the girls who like to kiss them

Lyndall Clipstone | Author

Lyndall Clipstone writes about monsters and the girls who like to kiss them. A former youth librarian who grew up running wild in the Barossa Ranges of South Australia, she currently lives in Adelaide, where she tends her own indoor secret garden. She has a Bachelors in Creative Writing and a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management.

Her debut novel, Lakesedge, has been published in three countries, was a Dymocks Books bestseller, and has been nominated for numerous awards. The sequel, Forestfall, will publish in 2022.

She is represented by Jill Grinberg at Jill Grinberg Literary Management.

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Lyndall Clipstone’s lush prose lends itself to a world both dark and elegant

—Emily Lloyd-Jones, author of The Bone Houses



There’s a monster in the shadows, and now it knows my name…

When Violeta Graceling arrives at haunted Lakesedge estate, she expects to find a monster. She knows the terrifying rumors about Rowan Sylvanan, who drowned his entire family when he was a boy. But neither the estate nor the monster are what they seem

Available now from Fierce ReadsTitan BooksPan Macmillan AustraliaAudible


At the lake’s edge I made my promise, in the forest I will fall…

In this breathtaking second book in Lyndall Clipstone’s duology, following Lakesedge, Leta learns the cost of the bargain she made with the Lord Under...

Releasing Fall 2022, preorder from Fierce Reads, Titan Books, and Pan Macmillan Australia