Kate Hamer grew up in Pembrokeshire. She did a Creative Writing MA at Aberystwyth University and the Curtis Brown Creative novel-writing course. She won the Rhys Davies short story award in 2011 and her winning story was read out on BBC Radio 4. She has recently been awarded a Literature Wales bursary. She lives in Cardiff with her husband. The Girl in the Red Coat (March 2015) is her first novel.
Kate Hamer recommends
"Mesmerizing, gripping, and beautifully written. It completely sweeps you up from beginning to end. I loved it."
A Dangerous Crossing (2017)
"A sumptuous and thrilling read which reminded me of Daphne du Maurier. It captivates you in its spell right until the end. I loved it."
Falling Creatures (2017)
"An enticing adventure of a novel, rich in beautifully realised period detail."
Sometimes I Lie (2017)
"For fans of twisty, dark thrillers, this is the one. Fabulously written voices and a plot that keeps you guessing until the very end."
The Witchfinder's Sister (2017)
"A richly told and utterly compelling tale, with shades of Hilary Mantel."
See What I Have Done (2017)
"A twisty, visceral, highly original novel that grips you from start to finish. An exceptional and stunning debut."
Gather the Daughters (2017)
"An intriguing, gorgeously realized and written novel which inexorably draws you into its dark heart."
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