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Fiona Barton's debut, The Widow, was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and has been published in thirty-five countries and optioned for television. Her second novel, The Child, was a Sunday Times bestseller. Born in Cambridge, Fiona currently lives in south-west France.

Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mail, news editor at the Daily Telegraph, and chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards.

While working as a journalist, Fiona reported on many high-profile criminal cases and she developed a fascination with watching those involved, their body language and verbal tics. Fiona interviewed people at the heart of these crimes, from the guilty to their families, as well as those on the periphery, and found it was those just outside the spotlight who interested her most . . .

Books by Fiona Barton

The Suspect

Fiona Barton shows why she is a breakout star in the crime thriller genre with this story of a journalist's race to discover the truth about the disappearance of two teenagers on their gap year - but also about her own family . . .

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The Child

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER from the author of THE WIDOW.

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The Widow

A loving husband or a heartless killer...she'd know, wouldn't she?

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