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Susan Wilkins

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After a degree in Law and a stint as a journalist, Susan embarked on a career in television drama. She has written numerous scripts for shows ranging from Casualty and Heartbeat to Coronation Street and Eastenders. She created and wrote the London-based detective drama South of the Border of which the BBC made two series.

Her gritty, Essex-based gangster trilogy features Kaz Phelps, a kick-ass heroine who takes no prisoners. THE INFORMANT, THE MOURNER and THE KILLER are all published by PanMacmillan. Described as "blazingly brilliant" (Sunday Mirror) they've been compared to Martina Cole and Kimberley Chambers.

Susan's book, IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME, is a twisty psychological thriller, featuring police detective Jo Boden, an ambitious cop still
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Susan Wilkins Writing is much like any other job – sometimes it goes well and you're in the zone. But other times you feel like you're pushing a boulder uphill. Bef…moreWriting is much like any other job – sometimes it goes well and you're in the zone. But other times you feel like you're pushing a boulder uphill. Before becoming a crime novelist I was a television scriptwriter for many years. This meant working to tight deadlines much of the time. It's about discipline and hard work. So writer's block? Well, I just take a short break, make a cup of tea and then get on with it!(less)
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It Should Have Been Me

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The Informant (Kaz Phelps, #1)

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Buried Deep

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