Samantha Norman

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Samantha Norman began working life in publishing as a junior editor in children's books before moving in to freelance journalism. She became variously a boxing correspondent, feature writer, travel writer, theatre critic, film critic and showbusiness columnist for most national newspapers and magazines before falling in to television where she worked as a presenter for many years. Nowadays, as well as writing, she is an interviewer for Celebrity Productions, specifically their Audience With ... series. The novel she completed for her mother, the historical thriller writer Ariana Franklin, will be published in 2014.

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Samantha Norman I'm writing the next book in the "Mistress of the Art of Death" series by Ariana Franklin
Samantha Norman Hi Libby,
Thank you for saying such nice things! The book I'm working on at the moment is a late sequel to The Mistress series. It's sort of a…more
Hi Libby,
Thank you for saying such nice things! The book I'm working on at the moment is a late sequel to The Mistress series. It's sort of a standalone actually because the central character is Allie -- Adelia and Rowley's daughter.
I write really slowly so I don't have much time to work on anything else and the deadline for this one is looming. After this though I'd like to try a modern thriller but I'll miss the 12th Century. Thank you so much for your question(less)
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So pleased for Helen Macdonald winning the Samuel Johnson prize. Such a beautifully written book and about one of my favourite subjects.
I took a falconry course last year and although I think I prefer falcons to hawks, I'm fascinated by birds of prey and have been mulling over the idea of getting one myself. Any way, if you haven't read the above yet I urge you to do so, you won't regret it un... Read more of this blog post »
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Wonderful vampire story. Beautifully written from a master of the supernatural, taut, deliciously creepy and very satisfying. A great read
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I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone suffering from depression. the helpful,compassionate and sensible advice is a huge comfort. It certainly helped me
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A great read. Gripping plot, marvellous characters and some of the best dialogue I've read in ages. Compelling , funny and sad in all the right places. This novel rips along
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