L.V. Matthews


For over ten years L V Matthews worked both in domestic and international sales for major UK publishing houses, before leaving to pursue a career in writing. Silent Waters is her newest thriller, published in 2023. The Twins was a Richard and Judy Bookclub pick. Book Link: Silent Waters 

Tim Weaver


Tim Weaver is the Sunday Times bestselling author of thirteen novels, including No One Home, The Blackbird and The Last Goodbye, and a short story collection. He is also the host and producer of the chart-topping Missing podcast and is currently developing an original TV series with the team behind Line of Duty. A former journalist and magazine editor, he lives near Bath with his [...]

Lucy Weldon


Lucy Weldon was born in Hong Kong. Her writing is inspired by her many years living and working in different countries across Europe and Asia as well as Australia. She has a BA Hons degree in Spanish and a Masters in Responsible Business Practice and Sustainability. From migration to climate change to acts of terrorism [...]

Louise Davidson


Growing up in Northern Ireland backgrounded by the Troubles gave Louise Davidson a fascination with history, and this combined with her love of all things gothic inspired her to write her first book, a dark Victorian thriller set in a neglected and isolated mansion. Louise lives in London with her husband and step-son, and in [...]

Essie Fox


Essie Fox was born and raised in Herefordshire. After studying English Literature at Sheffield University, she moved to London where she worked in publishing – before becoming self-employed in commercial art design. Always an avid reader, she is now writing historical novels. Her debut, The Somnambulist, was shortlisted for the National Book Awards, and featured [...]

William Hussey


William Hussey is the award-winning author of over a dozen novels. Killing Jericho, the first book in a dark new detective series , was called "one hell of a ride" by The Times and praised by such luminaries of the crime fiction world as Val McDermid. The follow-up, Jericho's Dead, is released in February 2024. [...]

Anna Mazzola


Anna is the award-winning and bestselling author of five historical crime or Gothic novels. Her debut novel, The Unseeing, won an Edgar Allan Poe award. Her third novel, The Clockwork Girl, set in 18th century Paris, was shortlisted for two CWA Dagger awards and a Fingerprint Award, and nominated for the Dublin Literary award. Her [...]

Janice Hallett


Janice Hallett is a former magazine editor, award-winning journalist, and government communications writer. She wrote articles and speeches for, among others, the Cabinet Office, Home Office, and Department for International Development. Her enthusiasm for travel has taken her around the world several times, from Madagascar to the Galapagos, Guatemala to Zimbabwe, Japan, Russia, and South [...]

Guy Morpuss


Guy writes speculative crime fiction: twisting one aspect of the real world, adding a dead body, and playing with the consequences. His first novel, FIVE MINDS, is about five people sharing one body, one of whom is trying to murder the others. It was a Financial Times Book of the Year and a Kindle Number 1 [...]

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