Louise Mangos

Louise is a full-time author living in Switzerland with her Kiwi husband and two sons, travelling frequently to the UK to study and to attend crime festivals. Her latest book Beyond Obsession formed the dissertation for a Masters in Crime Writing Louise was recently awarded from UEA.

Her first novel Strangers on a Bridge was a finalist in the Exeter Novel Prize and long-listed in the Bath Novel Award. It was published by the HarperCollins imprint HQ Digital in 2018, and her second Her Husband's Secrets was published with HQ in 2019.

Louise has appeared on author panels at CrimeFest, Iceland Noir and Rotorua Noir in New Zealand, and took part in the digital festival at Capital Crime. In other achievements, her short fiction has won prizes and been shortlisted in several competitions including Bridport. Her short story Exposing Nadia, highly commended in the 2017 Manchester Fiction Prize, was recently published in Mslexia. She also has work in Firewords Magazine and various anthologies, links to which can be found on her website, along with samples of her flash fiction.