Sarah Rayne began writing in her teens, and after a Convent education, which included writing plays for the Lower Third to perform, embarked on a variety of jobs. Her first novel was published in 1982, and since then she has written more than 25 books, including eight psychological thrillers, the widely-read haunted house series featuring the Oxford don, Michael Flint, and the recently-launched series with the music researcher, Phineas Fox.
Sarah’s books have received considerable critical acclaim, with Tower of Silence long-listed for the prestigious Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year.
More details about the books can be found on the website: http://www.sarahrayne.co.uk
News and details of forthcoming publications are usually posted on Sarah’s Facebook page on http://www.facebook.com/SarahRayneAuthor
Sarah greatly enjoys hearing from readers, and can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
What the critics have said about Sarah Rayne’s work:
‘It was hard choosing just one of Rayne’s supernatural thrillers – they are all superb…’ Woman & Home
‘Totally hypnotic… Grabs you from the start and builds to a gripping end…’ The Bookseller.
‘Equal parts Daphne du Maurier, Josephine Tey and Ruth Rendell… Rayne possesses superb story-telling skills…’ US Mystery Guild
‘Tense, gripping… A smashing writer who really knows how to weave a tale…’ Booksellers’ Choice
‘The Dark Lady of crime fiction… Eruditely eerie…’ Reviewing the Evidence
‘Rayne writes with impressive authority, moving seamlessly through multiple perspectives, her expertly balanced prose creating sustained suspense…’ Kirkus