Gillian Philip

…taking dictation from people who don't exist.
Hi, and thanks for stopping by. Browse here for news about my books, which include the Rebel Angels fantasy series, the dystopian satire Bad Faith, and contemporary novels like Crossing The Line and The Opposite of Amber. I write as Erin Hunter too (Survivors), and for many other popular fiction series. Want to get in touch? Click here
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Photo credit: Noleen Smith, Capture Photography
Bloodstone - Rebel Angels Book 2 - Tor Publishing
ICEFALL - Rebel Angels 4 - the final chapter
Mysteries of Ravenstorm Island
Survivors Book 4 – The Broken Path
Wolfsbane - the third in the Rebel Angels series
A special e-book prequel to Rebel Angels
Survivors Book 2 - A HIDDEN ENEMY
The Rebel Angels Series.
Survivors - the latest fantastic animal adventure from the Erin Hunter team

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Very Bad Wolf Blog

The Great UKYA Easter Egg Hunt!

  You made it here! Welcome to Very Bad Wolf, and to the UKYA Easter Egg Hunt. I’m Gillian Philip (in case you haven’t met me before) and I write… well, a whole lot of things, but my books include fantasy (the Rebel Angels series), dystopian fiction (Bad Faith), contemporary crime (Crossing the Line, The …continue reading.


Gillian and School Pupils

I love doing events. Schools, writing groups, libraries, festivals… you name it, I’ll do it (within reason). I’ve spoken and taught at the Arvon Foundation at Moniack Mhor, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival, the Wigtown Book Festival and many more. The good news is, I’m part of the Live Literature Funding …continue reading.


Read a synopsis and reviews of my books including Icefall, the latest release in the Rebel Angels series. You can order all of my books direct via the links.