Our favourite female authors

14 March 2017

By The Window Seat

We celebrate a few of our favourite literary ladies, from worldwide superstars to newly discovered debut authors.

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The worldwide bestseller

Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is one of the world’s most popular authors, and has sold over 650 million copies of her novels around the globe. Her many international bestsellers include Property of a Noblewoman, Blue, Precious Gifts, Undercover and A Perfect Life.

Her latest novel Dangerous Games is a gripping story of corruption, ambition, power, and international intrigue set at the heart of Washington DC.

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The literary superstar

Jessie Burton

Jessie Burton’s first novel The Miniaturist was a literary sensation; it has been translated into over thirty languages and has sold over a million copies around the world. Jessie writes fascinating, complex female characters who aren’t defined by what the men in their life are doing.

Jessie’s latest novel The Muse is the exhilarating and seductive story of a lost masterpiece with a secret history, which takes us from 1960s London to 1930s Spain.

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The bookish best friend

Lucy Diamond

Lucy Diamond’s fun, heartfelt novels of love, friendship and fresh starts are like hugs in book-form. Lucy has written many bestselling novels, including The Secrets of Happiness, Summer at Shell Cottage and The Year of Taking Chances.

Her latest novel The House of New Beginnings follows three women who are thrown together as tenants of a house on Brighton’s seafront where they are all looking to make a new start.

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The Hollywood hero

Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue is best known for her internationally bestselling novel, Room, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes and was made into an Oscar-winning film starring Brie Larson.

She has also written a number of novels inspired by real historical events, such as Frog Music, Slammerkin and The Sealed Letter. Her latest novel The Wonder is inspired by numerous historical cases of 'fasting girls' who claimed to be able to stay alive without ever eating anything.

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The nerve-shredding thriller writer

Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott is an award-winning author of gripping psychological thrillers The End of Everything and Dare Me. Her dark, compulsive novels explore the dark undercurrents of adolescence.

Megan’s latest novel You Will Know Me is set in the ultra-competitive world of professional gymnastics.

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The real-life heroine

Angela Hart

Angela Hart, who writes under a pseudonym, is a specialist foster carer for children with complex needs. Along with her husband Jonathan she has fostered more than fifty children in the past twenty-seven years.

Angela’s books tell the heart-breaking true stories of those in her care and offer a no holds barred insight into the reality of looking after someone else's children.

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The relationship expert

Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain is a bestselling author of numerous novels including Necessary Lies and The Silent Sister. Diane writes novels about relationships, be they between men and women, parents and children, brothers and sisters, and friends, and her storylines are often a combination of family drama and mystery. Diane's background in psychology has given her a keen interest in understanding the way people tick, which is reflected in her fascinating, complex characters.

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The debut author

Jessica Knoll​

Jessica Knoll’s dark, gripping story of a seemingly perfect woman running from her traumatic adolescence, Luckiest Girl Alive, was one of the most talked about books of last year, became a New York Times bestseller and the film rights were snapped up by Reese Witherspoon.

Luckiest Girl Alive is the story of Ani FaNelli, the woman who has it all: the glamorous job, the designer wardrobe, the handsome and rich fiancé, but behind her meticulously crafted facade lies the darkest of pasts…

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