Category Archives: Author Profiles

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Patricia Cornwell Profile and Books

Patricia Cornwell was born in 1956 in Miami, Florida. Her father was an appellate court lawyer who left the family when Cornwell was only 5 years old. Her mother then took her and her two brothers to North Carolina, but … Continue reading

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Stef Penney Profile and Books

Stef Penney was born in 1969 in Edinburgh. She attended Bristol University where she obtained a degree in Philosophy and Theology. She found it difficult to find a job that made use of her degree and became a filmmaker and … Continue reading

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David Young Profile and Books

David Young was born near Hull in England. He attended University in Bristol, studying science, but dropped out. He then studied humanities at Bristol Polytechnic. After a few odd jobs, he became a journalist, eventually with BBC World Service. After … Continue reading

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M.L. Stedman Profile and Books

M.L. Stedman was born and grew up in Western Australia but has lived in London for many years working as a lawyer. In 1997 she started to attend writing courses. She has had several short stories published and her first … Continue reading

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R.J. (Roger Jon) Ellory Profile and Books

RJ (Roger Jon) Ellory was born in Birmingham England. He never knew his father and his mother died when he was seven years old. He attended a series of boarding schools till the age of 16, when he returned to … Continue reading

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Dave Warner Profile and Books

David Robert Warner was born in 1953 in Western Australia. He attended the University of Western Australia where he studied psychology. In the early 1970s, Warner formed Australia’s first punk bank, Pus. The band performed an early version of ‘Suburban … Continue reading

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Adrian McKinty Profile and Books

Adrian McKinty was born in 1968 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and grew up in Carrickfergus, county Antrim. He left Northern Ireland to attend university, studying law at the University of Warwick and politics and philosophy at Oxford. He moved to … Continue reading

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Candice Fox Profile and Books

Candice Fox is an Australian author born in the 1980s. She grew up in Bankstown in Sydney’s western suburbs. Her father was a parole officer and her mother a keen foster carer, so she grew up in a large blended … Continue reading

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C.J. Sansom Profile and Books

C.J. (Christopher John) Sansom was born in 1952 in Edinburgh. He has a BA and PhD in history but decided to retrain as a lawyer, working for the disadvantaged. Sansom grew up in a conservative and colourless household but he … Continue reading

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S.G. (Shona) Maclean Profile and Books

Shona (S.G.) Maclean was born in Inverness in 1968 and grew up in the Scottish Highlands. She attended the University of Aberdeen where she studied for a BA and a PhD in History. She was interested in writing from an … Continue reading

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