They Take Everything From Me offers a powerful voice to a rural community whose deterioration seems inevitable. Loyalties are forged and challenged when a mysterious hybrid animal perplexes the village hunters and the reader alike. Linda Jones confronts the story head on, complexities are made crystal clear through her rifle scope. And when she pulls the trigger, her thundering shot can be heard for miles.”

The August Prize Jury, Sweden

Linda Jones debuted in 2020 with her novel Behave and in 2023 she was shortlisted for the August Prize for her YA novel They Take Everything From Me.

The novel has gained acclaimed praise from critics and readers alike and won the Adlibris Award and Heart’s Delight Award in 2023

“Brilliantly intense young adult novel with innovative language.”

Dagens Nyheter, Sweden