Emma Christie lives in Barcelona but was born and raised in Cumnock, an Ayrshire coal-mining town.
After studying literature and medieval history at Aberdeen University she spent five years working as a news reporter with one of the UK’s top-selling regional daily newspapers, The Press and Journal.
Throughout her journalism career, she secretly wanted to be every author she ever interviewed.
THE SILENT DAUGHTER is her debut novel, published by Welbeck, and longlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger Award 2021. Her second novel, FIND HER FIRST, will be published by Welbeck in December 2021.
John Creasey - LONGLISTED 2021 for THE SILENT DAUGHTER