Mandasue Heller, one of the UKs best-loved crime writers, discusses her 15th novel in 15 years, Run a gritty, fast-paced, urban thriller based in Manchesters criminal underworld. "
"After being cheated on by her ex, Leanne Riley is trying her hardest to get her life back on track, which isnt easy without a job, and living in a bedsit surrounded by a junkie and a mad woman. On a night out with her best friend she meets Jake, a face from her past who has changed beyond all recognition. But good looks and money can hide a multitude of sins. Is that good-looking face just a mask? And whats more, what will it take to make it slip, and who will die in the process
"Warrington-born Mandasue, whos been dubbed the Martina Cole of the north, moved to Greater Manchester in the 1980s where she found the inspiration and backdrop for her crime thrillers. She Spent 10 years living in the infamous Hulme Crescents and was a professional singer for many years before turning her hand to writing. Her 2015 novel, Afraid, was a Sunday Times top 10 bestseller, and her books have sold nearly 2 million copies to date.
Number One Riverside
21/10/2017 13:00:00 - 21/10/2017 14:00:00
From the back streets of Manchester to the nightclubs and penthouses of the beautiful people, Mandasue Heller, author of the top ten bestseller Afraid, knows the world she writes. Born in Warrington, she moved to Manchester in the 1980s, where she found the inspiration for her novels. She spent ten years living in the infamous Hulme Crescents and was a professional singer for many years before turning her hand to writing.
She has three children, three grandchildren, and still writes and records songs with her musician partner, Wingrove, between books.