Local Crime author Mari Hannah has written the Kate Daniels series and recently released her first standalone thriller 'The Silent Room'. This latest book has received outstanding reviews: "
"'A vivid new hero in this satisfyingly dark and tense thriller' The Independent "
"Voted by the Queen of Icelandic Crime Yrsa Sigurdardottir as one of her Best Books of 2015 for the Sunday Times Crime Club. Compelling characters, a gripping plot, superb pacing and heart, something many books in the genre sorely lack. "
"Mari is here in conversation with Jacky Collins.
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Mari Hannah is an award-winning author whose authentic voice is no happy accident. A former probation officer, she has contributed to CID training for Northumbria Police and lives in rural Northumberland with her partner, an ex-murder detective. Mari turned to scriptwriting when her career was cut short following an assault on duty. Her debut, The Murder Wall (adapted from a script she developed with the BBC) won her the Polari First Book Prize. Its follow-up, Settled Blood, picked up a Northern Writers' Award. She went on to be shortlisted for the Dagger in the Library and is currently Reader in Residence for Harrogate International Crime Writing Festival.