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Sue Mackender sold her business in 2005 and started writing her first novel. She writes gritty fiction with no fluffy clouds or hazy sunsets. ‘Accident of Fate’ was followed by ‘Accident of Birth’ in 2017, and ‘A Date in the Diary’ series are the stories of three women who were once at boarding school together, receive an invitation to their school reunion.
Nicola Avery is a trained hypnotherapist, past-life therapist, and reiki practitioner. She channels her research and experiences into her writing. ‘Within the Silence’ is a dark, paranormal thriller, which unpicks the ‘perfect family tapestry’
Nick Pope worked for the Ministry of Defence for 21 years, undertaking a wide range of jobs, mainly in the MoD’s headquarters building in Whitehall. His novel ‘Blood Brothers’ looks at when two deadly, but very different, terror attacks bring carnage to London on the same day.
Andy Shepherd is a children’s writer working on middle-grade fiction and picture books. ‘The Boy Who Flew with Dragons’ is the third book in a wonderfully funny series about Tomas and his pet dragon Flicker – who grew on a very special tree at the bottom of his grandad’s garden