About - Norma Hinkens

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NYT and USA Today bestselling author N. L. Hinkens writes twisty psychological suspense thrillers with unexpected endings. She’s a travel junkie, coffee hound, and idea wrangler, in no particular order. She grew up in Ireland—land of legends and storytelling—regaling the children she babysat for with inventive tales. Her first published book for young adults, Immurement, was the Grand prize winner of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for fiction, and launched her writing career. Join her VIP Reader Club for hot new releases, stellar giveaways, exclusive content, behind the scenes and more.

ACCOLADES

#5 New York Times Bestseller week of February 12, 2017

#8 USA Today Bestseller week of February 02, 2017

BOOK AWARDS

Immurement

Winner of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Young Adult fiction

Elit Gold Winner Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction 2016

Grand prize winner of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for fiction

Finalist in the 2016 Dante Rossetti YA Fiction Awards

Girl of Fire

Silver Medalist 2018 Reader’s Favorite Award Winner

Silver Medalist 2017 IPPY Young Adult Fiction Awards

Winner 2017 National Indie Excellence Award for Young Adult Fiction

Semi-finalist 2017 Kindle Book Awards

Gold Medalist 2017 Reader’s Favorite Young Adult Sci-fi

Finalist 2019 Indie Book Awards

Finalist 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards – Fantasy

Finalist 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards – Young Adult

INTERVIEWS

Santa Ynez Valley News January 26, 2017

Santa Maria Times January, 26, 2017

APPEARANCES

Thursday, February 9, 2017 – Global Leadership Conference 8:30 am-3:00 pmUCSB Corwin Pavilion