Hi, I’m Vanessa and welcome to my site.
In 2015, I won Bloody Scotland’s Pitch Perfect event and my first novel, Death Will Find Me, was published in February, 2019. The second Tessa Kilpatrick book will be out early next year and in the meantime, I’ll soon be launching a series of art crime thrillers.
You can find out more about me and what I’m up to by following the links at the top, and there are contact details below if you want to ask me any questions or invite me to talk at your bookshop, library or festival.
Tag Archives: fiction
An article in The Telegraph last week asked what are the books we find ourselves giving as gifts again and again and again. It set me thinking; I give books as gifts frequently although it sometimes strikes me that some … Continue reading
Books appear on my shelves from all sorts of sources – bookshops, our wholesalers, publicists, reps, authors, gifts… Most are acquired because I want to read them myself and to see if they’re possible titles for our Glenogle & Bell … Continue reading
Somehow I’ve never got round to reading one of Harriet Evans‘ novels until now. Beginning her career at The Lady magazine where she learnt how to polish chandeliers, she moved quickly on to publishing jobs at Penguin and then Headline … Continue reading
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” Alma Books are a fantastic independent publisher who produce some great original writing but I’m also a huge fan of their Alma Classics list. When the … Continue reading