Kylie Fitzpatrick

Kylie Fitzpatrick

Kylie Fitzpatrick
Agent: Kate Hordern

In January 2018 Head of Zeus relaunched Kylie Fitzpatrick’s historical novels THE SILVER THREAD and THE SECRET OF THE NINTH STONE (formerly THE NINTH STONE, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2008) and published TAPESTRY for the first time in English (being Kylie’s magnificent dual-timeframe novel about the Bayeux Tapestry). Kylie Fitzpatrick is published in eleven languages. Check out this interview with Kylie Fitzpatrick

Kylie Fitzpatrick has worked in drama and documentary television production as a script editor and researcher in the UK, America and Australia. She works in the UK and globally as a manuscript editor, and has tutored on the Creative Writing undergraduate degree course at Bath Spa University and for Faber Academy. She is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, and in 2016 was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University. She lives in Somerset with her daughter.


“A novel of genuine power and conviction” Sunday Times
“Impressively researched and closely imagined. An exciting, spirited and ambitious tale.” Andrew Miller, author of PURE
“Fitzpatrick’s world is well-researched and many-hued, filled with references that enrich the reader’s experience.” For Books’ Sake

Praise for THE SECRET OF THE NINTH STONE (Weidenfeld & Nicolson edition):
“(the novel) excels in presenting complex ideas such as fatalism and human fraility in the face of fear and desire” Saturday Telegraph
“(this) debut novel is a very entertaining romp through a world of muckraking journalism, child labour and deadly cults … very enjoyable – perfect for curling up with on a miserable February day” Gloss Magazine