Lesley Thomson grew up in west London. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was a #1 bestseller and the series has sold over 750,000 copies. Visit her website at lesleythomson.co.uk.
PRAISE FOR THE DETECTIVE'S DAUGHTER SERIES: 'One of the most original characters in British crime fiction ... Thomson's plots are original and she draws her characters with genuine affection' Sunday Times. 'In the best traditions of the classic whodunnit, this is Midsomer Murders for grown-ups' Jake Kerridge, Sunday Express. 'A clever mystery plot ... Its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable' Literary Review. 'A wonderfully eerie London setting and a chilling plot ... Lesley Thomson is one of our leading crime writers' Elly Griffiths. 'Gloriously well-written ... Thomson creates a rich and sinister world that is utterly unique' William Shaw.