Sharon Bolton in conversation with Helen Pike

Nail-biting, heart-pounding suspense that leaps from one dizzying twist to another. THE SPLIT grips like permafrost.” JP Delaney

A compulsive page-turner.” Prima

Bestselling, critically-acclaimed author of some of the most tense and atmospheric contemporary crime fiction. Her latest novel, The Split, (2020) set in icy South Georgia, was hailed by fan Lee Child as her best yet. Sharon Bolton grew up in a cotton-mill town in Lancashire and had an eclectic early career in marketing and public relations. Her first novel, Sacrifice (Bantam Press 2008), was voted Best New Read by, whilst her second, Awakening, (Bantam Press 2009) won the 2010 Mary Higgins Clark award. In 2014 Sharon was awarded the CWA Dagger in the Library. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger, the Theakston’s prize, the International Thriller Writers’ Best First Novel award, the Prix Du Polar in France and the Martin Beck award in Sweden.


Jun 28 2022


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