Category Archives: Author Profiles

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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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Sabine Durrant Profile and Books

Sabine Durrant has worked as an editor and feature writer for a number of British newspapers and magazines. She has written a number of novels for adults and young adults. In 2013 she wrote her first psychological thriller and has … Continue reading

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Christopher Brookmyre Profile and Books

Christopher Brookmyre was born in Glasgow in 1968. He attended Glasgow university then worked for the film magazine Screen International, The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News. Brookmyre published his first novel in 1996 and has been a full-time writer … Continue reading

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Harry Bingham Profile and Books

Harry Bingham was born in London in 1967. He was working in banking when in 2005 he started a literary consultancy which was initially planned to earn a bit of extra money by editing manuscripts. The demand for the service … Continue reading

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Guy Walters Profile and Books

Guy Walters was born in 1971 in London. He attended Eton College and University of London and later Newcastle University for a PHD in history. He has worked as a novelist, historian, academic and journalist. He has written about a … Continue reading

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