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Emma Flint


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Emma Flint grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne, and has been writing fiction since she knew what stories were. She graduated from the University of St. Andrews with an MA in English Language and Literature, later completing a novel-writing course at the Faber Academy. She worked in Edinburgh for four years, and now lives in north London.

Since childhood, she has been drawn to true-crime stories, developing an encyclopaedic knowledge of real-life murder cases. She is equally fascinated by notorious historical figures and by unorthodox women past, present and fictional.

All of these themes informed and inspired Little Deaths, a heady blend of sex, murder, obsession, noir and a femme fatale. Set in 1960s suburban New York, the novel re-tells a horrifying true story with a modern feminist slant.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   Little Deaths (2017)
   Other Women (2023)
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Black Thorn (2023)
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"An *extraordinary* book. Beautifully written, densely plotted, with an uncanny insight into the best and worst of family relationships."
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Tall Bones (2021)
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"Anna Bailey writes like a dream about teenage love and lust, the terror of knowledge and the claustrophobia of families and of small towns.Tall Bones is as brutal, as bittersweet, as tender and as tense as first love itself."
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The Truth Must Dazzle Gradually (2020)
Helen Cullen
"I devoured this, falling in love with the setting and with every character. It is just glorious. A close-up on the everyday beautiful details that make up love."

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