“When Darkness Falls... Heroes Rise”

Welcome to the website of author Joseph Elliott​

Joseph's debut novel, The Good Hawk, was released in February 2020 - an epic fantasy set in a mythic version of Scotland, featuring a protagonist with Down's syndrome.

"Thrilling" - New York Times

"Gripping" - Wall Street Journal

"Electrifying" - Belfast Telegraph


You can read more about it here.


Nominated for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal

As heard on

Jo Whiley's Storytime

A 2020

'Book Of The Year'

Longlisted for the 2020 Highland Book Prize

Winner: Best Middle Grade

at the 2021 Audie Awards