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Fiona Barton

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Fiona Barton trains and works with journalists all over the world. Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mail, news editor at the Daily Telegraph, and chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards. Born in Cambridge, England, she currently lives in southwest France.

Genres: Mystery
Kate Waters
   1. The Widow (2016)
   2. The Child (2017)
   3. The Suspect (2019)
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Macavity Awards Best First Book nominee (2017) : The Widow

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Our House (2018)
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The Last Woman in the Forest (2019)
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Someone We Know (2019)
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The Wreckage (2020)
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Strangers (2020)
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The Hit List (2020)
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