Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.
"Incredible. Just incredible. Belinda Bauer is a genius." * Clare Mackintosh, author of I LET YOU GO * "...all the texture and depth of a classic crime thriller... This increasingly taut thriller is page-clawing material." * Stuart Winter, Daily Express * "...this wintery chiller is a fantastic take on the serial killer thriller." * Sunday Mirror * "The Beautiful Dead will keep you up all night." * Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR * "Excellent tension." * The Times *