Category Archives: Research

The Lie: Research into Animal Shelters…

Apologies to anyone who visited last week looking for the article on ‘Women Who Kill’ that I promised in my previous blog post. Illness and Easter wiped out a lot of writing time so I spent what little time I … Continue reading

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The Lie: Research into brainwashing and mind control

When I was in my twenties I went on a meditation retreat with a friend of mine. We were stressed and, whilst not particularly spiritual, we thought that a long weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Brighton life … Continue reading

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The Lie: Research into cult leaders and psychopaths

When I began plotting THE LIE my plan was to put four female friends into a setting that would cause the cracks in their relationships to deepen, and force the women to turn against each other. I considered several different … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes of the City of London: a writers’ tour

On 28th June I was lucky enough to be invited on a behind the scenes tour of the City of London with fellow authors Rowan Coleman, Joseph Connelly, Samantha Shannon and Louisa Young. We met our guide and Andrew from … Continue reading

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