Frances Fyfield has spent much of her professional life practising as a criminal lawyer, work which has informed her highly acclaimed crime novels. She has been the recipient of both the Gold and Silver Crime Writers' Association Daggers. She is also a regular broadcaster on Radio 4, most recently as the presenter of the series 'Tales from the Stave'. She lives in London and in Deal, overlooking the sea which is her passion.
Her knowledge of the workings of the human mind - or more correctly the soul - is second to none - Ian RankinUndiluted brilliance - The TimesFyfield's writing is always elegant and precise, her characters are finely drawn - Sunday TelegraphFyfield at her best is compelling, disturbing, but always elegant - Minette Walters