Sarah Mason was born on 19 September 1971, and grew up near the sea in Cornwall, England. She obtained a degree in Maths from University of Bristol.
At the age of 25 she began importing gourmet popcorn from USA and selling it to everyone from Sainsbury's to Virgin cinemas, she soon became a millionaire and was running a company with a seven figure turnover.
When she married she sold the business on, she decided take a few months off to decide what she wanted to do next, and she started writing.
She lives in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, with her husband, two children and a West Highland Terrier.