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Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah is an internationally best-selling writer of crime fiction, published in 32 languages and 51 territories. In 2014, at the request of Agatha Christie’s family and estate, Sophie published a new Hercule Poirot novel, "The Monogram Murders," which was a best-seller in more than 15 countries. In September 2016, her second Poirot novel, "Closed Casket," was published and became an instant Sunday Times top ten best-seller.

In 2013, Sophie’s novel "The Carrier" won the Crime Thriller of the Year Award at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Two of her crime novels, "The Point of Rescue" and "The Other Half Lives," have been adapted for television and appeared on ITV1 under the series title Case Sensitive in 2011 and 2012.

Sophie has also published two short story collections and five collections of poetry--the fifth of which, "Pessimism for Beginners," was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award. Her poetry is studied at GCSE, A Level and degree level across the UK. From 1997 to 1999 she was Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College Cambridge and between 1999 and 2001 she was a fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. She lives with her husband, children and dog in Cambridge, where she is a Fellow Commoner of Lucy Cavendish College.

Her new book is "Keep Her Safe."

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Keep Her Safe
Mystery / Thrillers
william morrow
September 2017
ISBN 9780062388322
384 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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LIANE MORIARTY says that “No one writes twisted, suspenseful novels quite like Sophie Hannah. More/less

Closed Casket
Mystery / Thrillers
william morrow
June 2017
ISBN 9780062458834
304 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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The world’s most famous detective – and Agatha Christie’s most famous creation – returns in this new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Monogram Murders: a diabolically clever mystery soaked in period atmosphere and loaded with clues, suspense, and danger. More/less

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