Category Archives: Author Profiles

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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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Noah Hawley Profile and Books

Noah Hawley was born in 1967 in New York. He studied political science and worked with abused and neglected children for the Legal Aid Society in New York. It was as a release from this stressful work that he began … Continue reading

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Daniel Cole Profile and Books

Daniel Cole was born in Bournemouth in the UK in 1983. His mother is a schoolteacher and his father is a mechanic. Cole has worked as a paramedic and an RSPCA officer and has just started working in the control … Continue reading

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Tana French Profile and Books

Tana French was born in 1973 in the USA. Her father travelled for work and she spent her childhood in the USA, Italy, Malawi and Ireland. Although she has lived in Dublin since 1990, she holds citizenship of Ireland, Italy … Continue reading

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Craig Russell Profile and Books

Craig Russell was born in 1956 in Fife, Scotland. He worked as a police officer and a creative director and copywriter in an advertising company before becoming a full-time writer. He has a strong interest in post-war Germany, German language … Continue reading

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Ann Cleeves Profile and Books

Ann Cleeves was born in 1954 and grew up in the country in Herefordshire and Devon. Her father was a school teacher and she always dreamed of being a writer. But, she didn’t finish her English degree at university. Cleeves … Continue reading

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Anthony Doerr Profile and Books

Anthony Doerr was born in 1973 and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He studied history at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, then returned to Ohio for and MFA at Bowling Green State Universiry. Doerr has lived and worked in Africa … Continue reading

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Kate Ellis Profile and Books

Kate Ellis grew up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She always wanted to be a writer, but worked in a variety of jobs – teaching, accounting, marketing, before achieving her ambition with the publication of her first novel … Continue reading

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