She spent ten years working as a theatre director and playwright, then, after a spell of teaching, she somehow became a successful graphic and website designer, a career shefollowed for another decade while raising her three children.
An MA in sequential illustration reawakened her love of narrative and a couple of Open University creative writing courses brought it to the fore. She works in a shed at the bottom of the Brighton house she shares with her husband, the actor and playwright Tim Crouch, their three children, two cats called Keith and Sandra, and about twelve guitars.
Radmila: How do you think Domestic Noir fits into the psychological suspense genre? Is it a specific strand within the psychological suspense genre or is it quite separate? And the category ‘grip-lit’ – where does that stand?
relationships between the characters, rather than the things that happen – the why rather than the what. It also tends to centre more on the female experience.
Radmila: Before you started writing, did you read crime fiction? From what age? And which authors?
Every Vow You Break (2012)
The Long Fall (2014)
Her Husband's Lover (2017)