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Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell is a graduate of Glasgow University's Creative Writing Masters. Before turning to writing, Karen was a police officer, and has published four novels focusing on the politics of policing, and the people behind the uniform. These books are: The Twilight Time, After the Fire, Shadowplay, and Proof of Life.

Karen Campbell<br />(image courtesy of Chris Dooks)

Karen Campbell
(image courtesy of Chris Dooks)

In 2009, she won the Best New Scottish Writer Award, and in 2010, Shadowplay was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger. Her new book, This is Where I Am, is a story about a Somali refugee living in Glasgow and was a BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime earlier this year.

To visit Karen's website click here 

 Reading List:

'This Is Where I Am' - Bloomsbury Circus

'The Twilight Time'

'After the Fire'


'Proof of Life' (all Hodder)


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Nick Hesketh (author)

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