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Rebecca Muddiman - Author

About the Author

Rebecca Muddiman is from Redcar and has lived there all her life except for time working in Holland where she lived on a canal boat, and in London, where she lived six feet away from Brixton prison. She has a very boring day job, a degree in Film and Media and an MA in Creative Writing. In 2010 she won a Northern Writers' Time to Write Award and the Northern Crime Competition in 2012. Her first novel, STOLEN, was published in 2013. She lives with her boyfriend, Stephen, and dog, Cotton, in a semi-detached house which they have christened 'Murder Cottage'.

Featured books by Rebecca Muddiman

Gone

Gone

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/08/2015

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. 91% of those reported to police are found within 48 hours. 99% of cases are solved within a year. And 1% stay gone. Troubled teenager Emma Thorley vanished without a trace eleven years ago. But now a body has been found...As news of the discovery travels, the past comes back to haunt all those involved, from the police to Emma's friends and enemies. Because some secrets cannot be buried for ever...and some dangers never go away.

Gone

Gone

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/01/2015

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. 91% of those reported to police are found within 48 hours. 99% of cases are solved within a year. And 1% stay gone. Eleven years ago, troubled teenager Emma Thorley went missing. The police assumed she was a runaway. But now a body has been found in woods near Blyth. DI Michael Gardner knows he didn't take Emma's disappearance seriously enough back then, and is determined to make up for it now. But when he and DS Nicola Freeman start to reinvestigate, they discover that nothing is as simple as it seems. As news of the discovery travels, the past will come back to haunt all those involved. Because there are consequences when good people do bad things, and some secrets cannot stay buried for ever...

Other books by Rebecca Muddiman

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/08/2018

What would you do if you came home to find someone in your house? This is the predicament Polly Cooke faces when she returns to her new home. The first weeks in the house had been idyllic, but soon Jacob, a local man, is watching her. What does he want and why is he so obsessed with Polly? In a situation where nothing is what it seems, you might end up regretting letting some people in.

Tell Me Lies

Tell Me Lies

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2016

There's a body in Lauren James's back garden. And everyone is telling lies... A twisty tale of deceit and deadly consequences from prize-winning northern crime writer Rebecca Muddiman. What would you do to protect your family? The body in Lauren James's back garden belongs to her ex-boyfriend, Ritchie. DI Gardner thinks it's an open-and-shut case. But he reckoned without the interference of Lauren's father, local businessman and aspiring politician Walter James. And he couldn't know about the secrets that everyone involved wants to hide. When a murder touches so many lives, not even the cops are immune from the consequences. In the end you must decide what you can live with: a loving lie or the deadly truth? 'The strength of the characters maintain the story's pace...we shall hear much more of Ms Muddiman.' Daily Mail

Tell Me Lies

Tell Me Lies

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2016

What would you do to protect your family? Tell a lie? Break the law? Or solve the problem... for good? The body in Lauren James's back garden belongs to her ex-boyfriend, Ritchie. DI Gardner thinks it's an open-and-shut case. But he reckoned without the interference of Lauren's father, local businessman and aspiring politician Walter James. And he couldn't know about the secrets that everyone involved wants to hide. When a murder touches so many lives, not even the cops are immune from the consequences. In the end you must decide what you can live with: a loving lie or the deadly truth?

Gone

Gone

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/08/2015

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. 91% of those reported to police are found within 48 hours. 99% of cases are solved within a year. And 1% stay gone. Troubled teenager Emma Thorley vanished without a trace eleven years ago. But now a body has been found...As news of the discovery travels, the past comes back to haunt all those involved, from the police to Emma's friends and enemies. Because some secrets cannot be buried for ever...and some dangers never go away.

Stolen

Stolen

Author: Rebecca Muddiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/05/2013

A missing child. A mother destroyed. A life stolen. When Abby Henshaw is brutally attacked by two strangers who dump her at the side of a remote country road, her first thought is for the safety of her baby daughter, Beth. But what follows is a mother's worst nightmare: Beth is gone and Abby's world collapses around her. As the world-weary DI Michael Gardner investigates Abby and her family, he discovers lives built on secrets and betrayal. Under pressure from his bosses to find the missing child and unearth the truth, Gardner finds himself struggling to stay emotionally removed from the case, and from Abby herself. After the authorities finally shelve their investigation, Abby receives an elusive message telling her where she can find her daughter. But how can she convince those around her that the girl really is Beth when they are the very people she knows the least? A gripping and haunting debut, Stolen is a richly imagined psychological thriller from an exciting new talent in crime writing.