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.
Category Archives: Author interviews
Tastes Like Fear (published today) is the third Marnie Rome novel by Sarah Hilary. Winner of the 2015 Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year with her first, Someone Else’s Skin, it’s been a busy year and Tastes Like Fear (my … Continue reading →
Death in Profile, the first crime novel from Guy Fraser-Sampson, is a great read and I was really pleased to be able to interview Guy a couple of weeks ago. Guy is – or was at any rate – best … Continue reading →
Jeremy Duns is a journalist and non-fiction author as well as writing a number of excellent spy novels described by William Boyd as “wholly engrossing and sophisticated”. He grew up in Britain, moved to Sweden in 2004 and now lives … Continue reading →
Amanda Craig had a globe-trotting childhood before reading English at Clare College, Cambridge and then becoming a journalist. She is a literary critic, most notable for her influential stint as children’s book reviewer at The Times where she championed the … Continue reading →
Joanna Cannon and I have been online friends for years now. I remember when she started blogging about her work as a doctor in a hospital psychiatric department – warm, insightful, clever and observant. I love the way she uses … Continue reading →