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Heather Burnside

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Manchester, The United Kingdom
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Heather Burnside grew up in Gorton, a working-class area of Manchester famed as the original location for the TV series, Shameless. She moved from Gorton to a new housing development and spent her teenage years on one of the toughest estates in Manchester.

During the 1990s the estate became the headquarters for one of Manchester’s predominant gangs. It regularly featured in the local press due to shootings and drug-related problems. Heather draws heavily on this background as the setting for many of her novels.

After taking a career break to raise two children Heather enrolled on a creative writing course. During that time she had many articles published in well-known magazines and went on to run a writing services business before focusing o
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Amber Blog Tour

To celebrate the launch of Amber my publishers have organised a blog tour over almost two weeks, which starts today. Here’s the fabulous poster giving details of all the book bloggers involved:

Amber Blog Tour Poster

Big thanks to all the book bloggers taking part and here is the link for Amber: http://viewbook.at/Amber.

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If you have read Heather Burnside’s previous books and trilogy’s then you know exactly what to expect...a hard hitting urban gritty tale with larger than life characters, full on action and relentless drama
If these books and this genre is one you lov" Read more of this review »
The Mark by Heather Burnside
"The Mark is book one in The Working Girls series.

Maddies a reporter who goes to interview prostitutes in a Manchester pub. While there Gilly the girls pimp becomes infatuated with her. Maddie herself is infatuated by Aaron a successful businessman a" Read more of this review »
The Mark by Heather Burnside
"Maddy who is a reporter and her 8 years old daughter Beccy live in a beautiful detached house in a good part of Manchester.
As part of her work, she goes to the pub the rose & crown to interview prostitutes for a feature she is writing.
Whilst there s" Read more of this review »
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" Lou wrote: "Heather wrote: "Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Lou, which really touched me. It is reviews like this one that keep me wantin ...more "
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“overstep”
Heather Burnside, Ruby

“Prejudice didn't just occur amongst the middle classes; it was rife among the working classes too. Her old world had abandoned her and the new one wouldn't accept her. Loretta was stuck in the middle, in some kind of societal limbo where she no longer fitted into either group”
Heather Burnside, Amber: an absolutely gripping, gritty crime thriller

“She'd been sucked into the whole meaningless existence: the drugs, the cravings and that endless need to earn money”
Heather Burnside, Amber: an absolutely gripping, gritty crime thriller

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