Cath Staincliffe





Cath Staincliffe

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January 01, 1956

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Cath Staincliffe was brought up in Bradford and hoped to become an entomologist (insects) then a trapeze artist before settling on acting at the age of eight. She graduated from Birmingham University with a Drama and Theatre Arts degree and moved to work as a community artist in Manchester where she now lives with her partner and their children.

Cath is the author of the acclaimed Sal Kilkenny mysteries. LOOKING FOR TROUBLE launched private eye Sal, a single parent struggling to juggle work and home, onto Manchester's mean streets. It was short listed for the Crime Writers Association's John Creasey best first novel award, serialised on BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour and awarded Le Masque de l'Année in France. Since then, Cath has published six f...more


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Summer reads in the sense that it is summer and these are the books I’ve enjoyed this season so far. It’s a varied list with works from famous prize-winning authors as well as from those just starting out. Some are crime, some not. Some British, some American. Reading the titles again I’m struck by how each book has a completely distinctive style and voice, creates a unique world. Exactly what...

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Average rating: 3.71 · 1,351 ratings · 255 reviews · 28 distinct works · Similar authors
The Kindest Thing
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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Witness
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Dead to Me (Scott & Bailey,...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Split Second
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Looking for Trouble (Sal Ki...
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Blink of an Eye
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Bleed Like Me (Scott & Bail...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Letters to My Daughter's Ki...
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Towers of Silence (Sal Kilk...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Go Not Gently (Sal Kilkenny...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Dead to Me Bleed Like Me Ruthless
Scott & Bailey (3 books)
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3.768 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 250 ratings

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3.728448275862069 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 232 ratings

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4.024390243902439 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 41 ratings

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“She read her way around the library, hungry for journeys, adventures, laughter and passion. She took each new book to bed like a lover, savouring every chapter, going too far some nights until the letters danced like insects and she was groggy next day at work. But still she'd sneak away for lunchtime trysts, her eager fingers fumbling for the bookmark.”
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