uala Casey was born in Stockton on Tees on 4thFebruary 1979, the youngest of five children. She grew up in the countryside with eight acres of fields and woodland to play in as well as numerous dogs, cats, horses and donkeys.
Nuala graduated from Durham University in 2001 and moved to London to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter. However, her experiences living in Soho where she chronicled the comings and goings of the people around her, took her life in a different direction.
She went on to work as a copywriter and was awarded an MA in Creative Writing. Her debut novel Soho, 4am was published by Quercus in 2013 and was described by the Huffington Post as the London Novel revived. Urban living and the voices of the city continue to provide inspiration for her writing. Nualas latest novel, Summer Lies Bleeding, is out now (Quercus).