Cath Staincliffe is an award winning novelist, radio playwright and creator of ITV's hit series Blue Murder. Cath's books have been shortlisted for the CWA Best First Novel award. She was joint winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger in 2012. Letters To My Daughter's Killer was selected for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Book Club on ITV3 in 2014. Cath also writes the Scott & Bailey books based on the popular ITV series. She lives with her family in Manchester.
Her finest novel yet, emotionally unsparing, powerful, humane and moving . . . This is a timely, brave and brilliant book - Crime ReviewAn intelligent and emotionally engaging moral workout - Daily TelegraphCath Staincliffe gets into the heads of ordinary people and makes them extraordinaryIt's always exciting to see a writer get better and better and Cath Staincliffe is doing just thatComplex and satisfying - Sunday TimesFor her insistence on looking real life squarely in the face I would call Staincliffe the most grown-up writer in British crime fiction ... her novel is mercilessly exciting too - The Telegraph on The Silence Between BreathsA sensitive and humane writer whose talent for characterisation ... is the fuel for real suspense - The Guardian