Vic James is a current affairs TV director who loves stories in all their forms and Gilded Cage is her debut novel. She has twice judged the Guardian's The Booker Prize, has made films for BBC1, BBC2 and Channel 4 News, and is a huge Wattpad.com success story. Under its previous title, Slavedays, her book was read online over a quarter of a million times in first draft. And it went on to win Wattpad's 'Talk of the Town' award in 2015 - on a site showcasing 150 million stories. Vic James lives and works in London. You can follow Vic on twitter: @DrVictoriaJames
It's time to clear some room on your shelves, here's the best new fiction books we think you'll want to read in 2017.
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