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Samantha Lee Howe

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USA TODAY bestselling author Samantha Lee Howe began her professional writing career in 2007 and has been working as a freelance writer for small, medium and large publishers, predominately writing horror and fantasy.

Samantha’s breakaway debut psychological thriller, ‘The Stranger In Our Bed’, was released on 14th February 2020 (digital) and 16th April 2020 (Paperback) with Harper Collins imprint, One More Chapter. The book rapidly became a USA TODAY bestseller.

In June 2020, Samantha signed a three-book deal with One More Chapter for her explosive spy thriller series, ‘The House of Killers’. The first three books will be published in March, May and July of 2021. Pitched as ‘Killing Eve’ meets Jason Bourne this is a nerve shredding, enemies to lovers tale that is simmering with obsession and espionage.

To date, Samantha has written 20 novels, 3 novellas, 3 collections, over 40 short stories, an audio drama and a ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off drama that went to DVD.

In August 2020, Samantha signed a deal with production company Buffalo Dragon for the option and screenplay for ‘The Stranger in Our Bed’. The feature film went into production in November 2020 and is due for release in Summer 2021.

A former high school English and Drama teacher, Samantha has a BA (Hons) in English and Writing for Performance, an MA in Creative Writing and a PGCE in English.

Samantha lives in Yorkshire with her husband David and their two cats Leeloo and Skye. She is the proud mother of a lovely daughter called Linzi.

Books by Samantha Lee Howe

  • The Stranger In Our Bed

    Amazon

  • Posing for Picasso (As Sam Stone)

    Amazon

  • The House of Killers: Book 1 The House of Killers

    Amazon

  • Kill Or Die: Book 2 The House of Killers

    Amazon

  • Kill A Spy: Book 3 The House of Killers

    Amazon