Author Of The Month

Previous Authors Of The Month

March 2019 - Robert Scragg

Robert Scragg had a random mix of jobs before taking the dive into crime writing; he’s been a bookseller, pizza deliverer, Karate instructor and Football coach. He lives in Tyne & Wear, …

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February 2019 - Rosie Howard

With a father in the forces and the diplomatic corps, Rosie Howard spent much of her childhood in UK boarding schools, joining her parents in exotic destinations during holidays. After obtaining a deg…

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January 2019 - Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel was born and brought up in the East End of London. She has a degree in psychology and, prior to becoming a full-time author, she worked in psychiatric institutions and in the community w…

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June 2018 - Ashley Weaver

ASHLEY WEAVER is a librarian and has worked in libraries since she was 14. Originally from Texas, Ashley now lives in Oakdale, Louisiana. Murder at the Brightwell is her debut novel…

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May 2018 - Menna van Praag

 Menna van Praag was born in Cambridge and studied Modern History at Oxford University. She lives in Cambridge and sets her novels among the colleges, cafes and bookshops of the city. mennavanpra…

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April 2018 - Jane MacKenzie

Jane MacKenzie has lived and worked in many far flung corners of the world, including the Gambia and Switzerland. Having built her own business and enjoyed a spell working at CERN in Geneva, Jane real…

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March 2018 - Katherine Stansfield

Katherine Stansfield is a novelist and poet whose debut novel The Visitor won the Holyer an Gof Fiction Award. She grew up in the wilds of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall and lived on the west coast of Wales …

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February 2018 - David Hingley

Originally from the Midlands, David Hingley worked in the Civil Service before leaving to fulfil his long-term ambition to write. Having spent three years in New York, David returned to the UK in 2016…

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January 2018 - L C Tyler

L C Tyler was born in Southend-on-Sea and educated at Oxford and City Universities. He has won awards for his writing, including the CWA Short Story Dagger and the Last Laugh Award (twice). He is a pa…

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June 2017 - Edward Marston

Edward Marston has written over 100 books, including some nonfiction. He is best known for his hugely successful Railway Detective series, the latest of which is The Circus Train Conspiracy. His other…

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April 2017 - Rebecca Tope

Rebecca Tope is the author of three bestselling crime series, set in the stunning Cotswolds, Lake District and West Country. She lives on a smallholding in rural Herefordshire, where she enjoys the si…

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March 2017 - Fiona Sussman

Growing up in a publisher’s home in South Africa, Fiona Sussman fell in love with language and the written word at an early age. Her family’s house was always filled with manuscripts, book…

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February 2017 - Georgia Hunter

When Georgia Hunter was fifteen years old, she learned that she came from a family of Holocaust survivors. We Were the Lucky Ones was born of her quest to uncover her family’…

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January 2017 - Laurie R King

LAURIE R KING has has been writing crime fiction since 1987 and won many awards for her work in fiction including the prestigious John Creasey Dagger, the Edgar, the Nero and Macavity Awards. Her…

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