Hilary Bonner is a full time author and former chairman of The Crime Writers' Association. Her published work includes ten previous novels, five non fiction books: two ghosted autobiographies, one biography, two companions to TV programmes, and a number of short stories. She is a former Fleet Street journalist, show business editor of three national newspapers and assistant editor of one. She now lives in the West of England where she was born and brought up and where most of her novels are set.
It all began one wintery Sunday night in Joe Allen, the famous theatrical restaurant in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. It was cold and wet outside, but in Joe’s the atmosphere was warm, the lights were dim, the drinks and the conversation were flowing.