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Belinda Bauer

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Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa. She has worked as a journalist and screenwriter, and her script THE LOCKER ROOM earned her the Carl Foreman/Bafta Award for Young British Screenwriters, an award that was presented to her by Sidney Poitier. She was a runner-up in the Rhys Davies Short Story Competition for "Mysterious Ways," about a girl stranded on a desert island with 30,000 Bibles. Belinda now lives in Wales.

Genres: Mystery
Dagger Awards Best Book winner (2010) : Blacklands
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2013) : Rubbernecker
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2015) : The Shut Eye
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2017) : The Beautiful Dead
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2018) : Snap

Belinda Bauer recommends
Little Black Lies (2015)
Sharon Bolton
"Sharon Bolton is a very talented writer and it is always thrilling to see a new novel from her on the shelves."
Their Little Secret (2019)
(Tom Thorne, book 16)
Mark Billingham
"Hugely intelligent and authentic."
The Thursday Murder Club (2020)
(Thursday Murder Club, book 1)
Richard Osman
"Such a pleasurable read. I laughed my arse off, and think that any fan of Richard Osman's (which I am) would love his sly wit and wry observations."

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