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Clare Empson

Clare Empson worked as a staff writer on national newspapers covering everything from collapsing merchant banks to tea with the late Barbara Cartland (everything pink including the cakes). Eight years ago, she moved to the West Country and founded the arts and lifestyle blog The idyllic setting inspired her first novel, which reveals the darker side of paradise. Clare lives on the Wiltshire/Dorset border with her husband and three children.

Genres: Mystery
   Him (2018)
   Mine (2019)
Clare Empson recommends
The Necessary Marriage (2018)
Elisa Lodato
"I adored this beautifully told, immersive portrait of two marriages and the flaws and desires within . . . so gripping and original."
Lock Me In (2019)
Kate Simants
"One of the best debuts I have ever read."
All in Her Head (2020)
Nikki Smith
"What a stunning debut this is - chilling, emotional and full of surprises, impossible to put down."
Blurred Lines (2020)
Hannah Begbie
"Compelling, fierce and all too believable…a heart-stopping portrayal of what it costs to speak out."
The Other Daughter (2021)
Caroline Bishop
"A fascinating and beautifully told exploration of women’s rights and one woman’s fight to uncover the secrets of her birth. The Other Daughter is a stunning debut I loved it."

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