• Welcome
    Hello and welcome to my website.
    I hope you'll enjoy finding out about me
    and my work. Don't forget you can
    follow me on Facebook and Twitter.
    Click the icons at the top of the page.
  • My New Novel
    My Young Adult novel The Misper
    will be published by The Conrad
    on 1st March.
    See my news page for details.
  • Misper Review
    It's fantastic to see The Misper
    featuring on the excellent
    Lovereading4kids site. Go to my news
    page to find their great review.
  • Festival Workshop
    Interested in writing for
    teens and YA? I'm running
    a workshop at Hexham Book
    Festival in April. Check
    out my events page for more.
  • Hexham Date
    I'm proud to be chairing
    an author panel with Andrew
    Michael Hurley and Fiona
    Mozley at Hexham Book Festival
    in April. Check out my
    events page for more.

Welcome to my website

Bea Davenport is the writing name of journalist Barbara Henderson. A print, TV and radio journalist for many years, my work has often inspired my writing. My adult crime/suspense novels, In Too Deep and This Little Piggy are published in paperback by Legend Press
My first children's novel, The Serpent House, which was written as part of the Creative Writing PhD I successfully completed at Newcastle University, is published by Curious Fox. My second children's novel, My Cousin Faustina, is published by Readzone. My latest young adults novel, The Misper, is published on 1st March, 2018 by Conrad Press.

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