Louise Millar grew up in Scotland. She began her journalism career in music and film magazines, and was a senior commissioning editor at Marie Claire. She has written for the Guardian, Psychologies, Stella, the Independent, the Observer, The Times and Stylist. She is co-founder of the crime-writing collective killerwomen.org.
Every year crime fiction readers and writers make their way to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Here's a run down of where you can catch our authors at this year's festival.
Louise Millar, author of City of Strangers, tells us why she loves crime writing festivals and we share our pick of the best events for crime thriller fans.
Author Louise Millar talks about the inspiration behind her new novel, City Of Strangers.
Pan Macmillan author M.J. McGrath talks about Killer Women – a group of sixteen London-based crime writers who would regularly come together and share their ideas, enthusiasms and expertise with crime fiction fans.
Author Louise Millar lives in London and feels that London is her home, but she was born in Scotland and has lived in several other more rural parts of the country. Here, she talks about the importance of where her character lives in her novel The Hidden Girl, and how she uses writ...
‘You know that mother character in The Hidden Girl who’s described as a “joyless pit of misery”?’ my mum asked recently. ‘Is that me?’It isn’t. And neither is she the frightening mother figure in The Playdate. Or the one who was hit b...
115363858606546 - 8 months ago
'A writer worthy of Patricia Highsmith'
Nice new review for City Of Strangers in Suspense magazine in the US, with a quote I will be pinning above my desk today to spur me on as I struggle with today's difficult chapter...
If you came to the Killer Women festival, or just wondered what it was like, there will be a clip featured on this fascinating sounding programme on tonight about female crime writers
115363858606546 - 9 months ago
So excited that City Of Strangers comes out today in the States. One of my favourite covers ever - thank you Emily Bestler Books!
115363858606546 - 10 months ago
Hi everyone - I'm moving my author page over to the FB page link
below. Please send me a friend request on it if you'd like to move over there! Thanks Louise
Actress Scarlett Mack has done such a great job of narrating the audiobook for City Of Strangers. Especially impressed with her interpretation of Nicu, whose accent is described as 'unplaceable, a mix of Antipodean, American and London'...
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