Category Archives: Author Profiles

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Emma Flint Profile and Books

Emma Flint grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne. She graduated with an MA in English Language and Literature from the University of St Andrews and later completed a novel writing course at the Faber Academy. She has worked as a … Continue reading

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Jock Serong Profile and Books

Jock Serong is an Australian writer. He fell into being a lawyer. It sounded like a good profession and he had the marks to get into the University course. But he found it was not where he really wanted to … Continue reading

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Rick Riordan Profile and Books

Rick Riordan was born in 1964 in San Antonio, Texas. He studied English and History at the University of Texas and taught English and History at various schools for 15 years. He was always a writer and attempted to have … Continue reading

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Helen Giltrow Profile and Books

Helen Giltrow was born in Cheltenham and studied Modern History at Oxford. She worked as a book seller, then as an editor in educational publishing and then as a freelance editor. Even though she has been a writer all her … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner Profile and Books

Susie Steiner grew up in London. She studied English at university and went on to work as a journalist for 20 years. She published her first novel in 2013 and her writing has gone from strength to strength since then. … Continue reading

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Emma Viskic Profile and Books

Emma Viskic has been a writer all her life but from her late teens, her career as a classically trained clarinettist took most of her focus. During this time she missed writing. Now she has a family, works part-time and … Continue reading

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Jeffery Deaver Profile and Books

Jeffery Deaver was born in 1950 near Chicago Illinois. He worked as a journalist, attorney and folksinger before embarking on a career as a novelist. His sister Julie Deaver is also a writer, of young adult novels. He has now … Continue reading

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Mari Hannah Profile and Books

Mari Hannah brings her personal experience to her detective stories. She worked as a probation officer until she left the job after being assaulted. The main character in her Kate Daniels series is a lesbian murder detective just like her … Continue reading

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Abir Mukherjee Profile and Books

Abir Mukherjee was born in London in 1974 and grew up in Western Scotland. His parents were born in Calcutta in India and immigrated to the UK. Mukherjee is a qualified accountant and worked in Finance in London for many … Continue reading

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Chris Whitaker Profile and Books

Chris Whitaker was born in London and spent ten years working there as a financial trader. He has now left his job to write full-time (with a bit of trading on the side). His first novel, Tall Oaks is a … Continue reading

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