Sophie Hannah

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences
Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell, Nicci French

Member Since
April 2014


Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling writer of psychological crime fiction, published in 27 countries. In 2013, her latest novel, The Carrier, won the Crime Thriller of the Year Award at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Two of Sophie’s crime novels, The Point of Rescue and The Other Half Lives, have been adapted for television and appeared on ITV1 under the series title Case Sensitive in 2011 and 2012. In 2004, Sophie won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her suspense story The Octopus Nest, which is now published in her first collection of short stories, The Fantastic Book of Everybody’s Secrets.

Sophie has also published five collections of poetry. Her fifth, Pessimism for Beginners,
...more

To ask Sophie Hannah questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Sophie Hannah Thanks so much! I'm delighted to hear you liked it! Look out for news about another one - it's looking quite likely!
Sophie Hannah Are you based in UK or US? I have two coming out in US that have already been published in UK - The Carrier and The Telling Error (which will be calle…moreAre you based in UK or US? I have two coming out in US that have already been published in UK - The Carrier and The Telling Error (which will be called Woman With A Secret in America!) have you already read those two? If so, the next Simon/Charlie book will be The Warning (US title) in June. No babies for Simon and Charlie, I'm afraid!(less)
Average rating: 3.43 · 118,531 ratings · 16,376 reviews · 86 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Monogram Murders (New H...

by
3.34 avg rating — 17,849 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Little Face (Spilling CID, #1)

3.43 avg rating — 10,255 ratings — published 2006 — 54 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Wrong Mother (Spilling ...

3.49 avg rating — 8,099 ratings — published 2008 — 49 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Closed Casket (New Hercule ...

3.55 avg rating — 10,281 ratings — published 2016 — 74 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Mystery of Three Quarte...

by
3.70 avg rating — 7,062 ratings — published 2018 — 51 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hurting Distance (Spilling ...

3.70 avg rating — 5,733 ratings — published 2007 — 47 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Perfect Little Children

3.47 avg rating — 8,183 ratings — published 2020 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kind of Cruel (Spilling CID...

3.57 avg rating — 4,633 ratings — published 2012 — 29 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Game for All the Family

3.11 avg rating — 4,980 ratings — published 2015 — 32 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Woman with a Secret (Spilli...

3.18 avg rating — 5,564 ratings — published 2014 — 42 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Sophie Hannah…

The Mystery of Mr. E and Work Experience

Two musicals with scripts and lyrics by Sophie and music by Annette Armitage.





Sophie has co-written two musicals with musician and composer Annette Armitage. They are The Mystery of Mr. E — a murder mystery musical and Work Experience — a musical locked room mystery, and both were first performed by the students of Sancton Wood School in Cambridge. Below, you will find reco

Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on April 04, 2019 05:31
Little Face Hurting Distance The Wrong Mother The Other Half Lives A Room Swept White Lasting Damage Kind of Cruel
(10 books)
by
3.43 avg rating — 53,985 ratings

The Monogram Murders Closed Casket The Mystery of Three Quarters The Killings at Kingfisher ...
(4 books)
by
3.48 avg rating — 36,537 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Sophie’s Recent Updates

Sophie Hannah is now friends with Lynsey Adams
18808407
Sophie Hannah answered Janet's question:
This question contains spoilers… (view spoiler)
Sophie Hannah
Yes! New one coming out in August - The Killings at Kingfisher Hill!
Sophie Hannah rated a book it was amazing
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Sophie Hannah rated a book really liked it
Paper Ghosts by Julia Heaberlin
Paper Ghosts
by Julia Heaberlin (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sophie Hannah rated a book it was amazing
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sophie Hannah rated a book really liked it
Beyond Happiness by Anthony Seldon
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sophie Hannah rated a book really liked it
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sophie Hannah has read
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sophie Hannah rated a book it was amazing
Educated by Tara Westover
Educated
by Tara Westover (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Sophie's books…
“I never do enjoy my breaks, long or short...I look forward to them intensely, but as soon as they begin, I can feel them starting to end. I feel the temporariness of my freedom, and find it hard to concentrate on anything other than the sensation of it trickling away.”
Sophie Hannah, The Wrong Mother

“Lies were lethal, however honourable the intentions of the liar. They deprived people of the opportunity to know the basic facts of their own lives. ”
Sophie Hannah, Little Face
tags: lies

“Weak people always attack strong people - it's safer. It's weak people who are dangerous, who lash out uncontrollably and hurt you back. Stong people can walk away - no repercussions, you see, if you attack a stong person.”
Sophie Hannah

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Mystery/Thriller ...: Bouchercon reports 55 153 Nov 04, 2009 01:48PM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: chucklesthescot big 144-FINISHED 56 74 Dec 18, 2010 08:49AM  
Historical Fictio...: Mini-Challenge #3 - September 2011 - REPORT POINTS HERE 267 212 Oct 01, 2011 03:06PM  
Book lovers : Angela's 2011 Books I Own Challenge. 90 61 Jan 01, 2012 01:11PM  
Coffee & Books: Teneals Reads 11 57 Feb 03, 2012 02:58AM  



Comments (showing 1-6)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Sophie Hannah Kim wrote: "finally got round to reading The Carrier, brilliant, as always , thanks Sophie x"

Thanks, Kim! Really glad you enjoyed it! Sophie


message 5: by Kim

Kim finally got round to reading The Carrier, brilliant, as always , thanks Sophie x


Christine Hatfield What's your favorite color and what's your home address?


message 3: by Christine (last edited Aug 20, 2014 03:28PM)

Christine Hatfield Aww thanks and I'm already reading your book called kind of cruel and it's very good so don't send me that book and my home address is

406 greenwood ave
Riverside
NJ
08075


Sophie Hannah Yes, if you send me a copy with a stamped, addressed envelope care of my publishers (Hodder & Stoughton, 338 Euston Road, London, NW1 3BH), I can then sign it and send it back to you!


Christine Hatfield I was wondering if you can autograph one of your books and send it in the mail for me please


back to top