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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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Jane Harper Prodile and Books

Jane Harper was born in 1980 in Manchester in the UK. She moved to Australia with her family at the age of 8 but moved back to the UK 6 years later. She studied journalism and worked for a number … Continue reading

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Harriet Lane Profile and Books

Harriet Lane is a British writer who has worked as a journalist for the Observer, the Guardian, Vogue and Tattler. In 2008 she started to experience problems with her eyesight. She started writing her first novel as a way to … Continue reading

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Stuart MacBride Profile and Books

Stuart MacBride was born in 1969 in Dumbarton, Scotland but moved to Aberdeen as a young child. He briefly studied architecture at University but lost interest. He worked on offshore oil rigs, then as a graphic designer, actor, undertaker, studio … Continue reading

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