Fiona was born in London in 1964. She studied at the University of York and the University of Sussex; since then Fiona has written a memoir and four novels. She is currently a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Northumbria. She lives in York with her partner and two daughters.
`A heart-stopping adventure about a burning hunger for freedom that shakes the soul' - New Statesman ; `Gripping, action-packed, but with moments of tenderness, Shaw's first YA novel tackles contemporary issues, balancing them with timeless themes of love, loyalty and freedom' - Daily Mail