Book title: RATTLE
Genre: Crime thriller
Publisher: Pan Macmillan (UK & Commonwealth), S Fischer (Germany), De Agostini (Italy), Ambo Anthos (Netherlands)
Publication date(s): Early 2017
Biography: Fiona Cummins is an award-winning former Daily Mirror showbusiness journalist who has interviewed celebrities from Michael Jackson to George Clooney. Now freelance, Fiona writes for national newspapers and magazines as well as corporate companies. She was a student on the Faber Academy’s Writing A Novel course in 2013. Fiona lives in Essex with her family. RATTLE is her first novel.
Twitter handle: @FionaAnnCummins
Writer Superpowers (specialist subjects): Fiona is an engaging speaker who has covered some of the major news events of the last two decades as well as offering an amusing insight into life as a celebrity reporter. She is perfectly placed to talk about the transition from tabloid journalism to fiction (some may claim it’s a fine line!) as well as strong female characters and the role of family in crime novels. She is interested in the media’s portrayal of crime, forensic research and how the events of our own lives shape our writing.