Where do you find inspiration for your books? I get my inspiration from all kinds of places. With ‘The First Time I Saw Your Face’, I read an article about a journalist who posed as a footman at Buckingham Palace for months and that got me thinking about how much we take people at face […]

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Where do you find inspiration for your books? Anywhere!  From places and overheard snatches of conversation and people I meet.  Inspiration for The Moth Catcher came from a newspaper article, a party I went to about 10 years ago and a student placement in a women’s prison. Do you try and read the online reviews […]

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Tell me what inspired you to write about your latest book? Mind Games began when I read an article that suggested that rationality is as important as intelligence. No matter how intelligent someone is, if they are irrational, they may make poor decisions. And I thought what would happen if, in the future, rationality were […]

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Where do you find inspiration for your books? All sorts of places: conversations with friends, newspapers, magazines, overheard exchanges on the bus. With a Friend Like You was born out of a conversation about two close friends who had fallen out.  My latest, House of Dreams, came to me after I’d heard someone on the […]

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Tell me what inspired you to write about your latest book? My most recently published book is Looking at the Stars, and I was inspired to write it over seven years ago when watching the news of the refugees pouring out of Afghanistan and Iraq. I wondered how it would feel to have to leave […]

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