Savita Kalhan was born in India but moved to the UK when she was very young. She graduated with a joint honours degree in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Wales. She was a batik artist and teacher before she turned to writing. Her debut novel, The Long Weekend, is described as 'an intensely compelling thriller'. Her books include Stories from the Edge and Even Birds are Chained to the Sky and the compelling The Girl in the Broken Mirror published by Troika.