Previously published as Writers' Block. You know when you have one of those days at the office? You spill coffee on your keyboard, the finance director goes on an expenses rampage and then, before you know it, your favourite author is murdered. Don't you just hate when that happens? Introducing the much-anticipated debut novel by Judith Flanders, acclaimed author of the non-fiction bestsellers A Circle of Sisters and The Victorian House. Drawing on her past experience as editor at prestigious publishing houses, this pitch-perfect crime caper offers a witty, intelligent and entertaining glimpse into the publishing world. When Samantha Clair decides to publish journalist Kit Lovell's tell-all book on the death of fashion-designer Rodrigo Aleman, she can scarcely imagine the dangers ahead. Cue a rollercoaster ride into the dark realms of fashion, money-laundering and murder, armed with nothing but her e-reader and her trusty stock of sarcasm -
JUDITH FLANDERS was born in London and brought up in Canada. She worked in publishing for various publishing houses for nearly twenty years. After this, she began to write and has written several books about the Victorians, including A Circle of Sisters which was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and The Victorian House which was shortlisted for the British Book Awards History Book of the Year. She also writes about the arts, and is a regular contributor to publications including the Spectator, Wall Street Journal, Sunday Telegraph, TLS and theartsdeask.com.