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Frances Fyfield is a pseudonym of Frances Hegarty, born and raised in Derbyshire on November 18, 1948. After reading English at Newcastle University, she did various odd jobs before enrolling in a law course in the Midlands. But it didn't interest her enough to continue and she moved to London where she was a shop assistant at Fenwicks and theatre dresser at the Coliseum. Fyfield eventually did finish her law qualifications and got a job as a solicitor to work with the Metropolitan Police. She has worked as prosecutor for both the Metropolitan Police as well as the Crime Prosecution Service. Fyfield is the author of more than seven suspense novels, including Shadow Play and Without Consent. Her novel, A Question of Guilt, was nominated for an Edgar Award and filmed for the BBC. She has won several awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie Dagger for Blood From Stone in 2008 and the Silver Dagger for Deep Sleep. In addition, her novel, Safer than Houses was nominated for the Duncan Lawrie Dagger in 2006. She also writes psychological thrillers under the name of Frances Hegarty, among them, The Playroom, Half Light and Let's Dance (Bowker Author Biography)
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Perfectly Pure and Good 237 copies, 6 reviews
Undercurrents 186 copies, 2 reviews
A Question of Guilt 174 copies, 3 reviews
Shadow Play 173 copies, 5 reviews
Not That Kind of Place 170 copies, 3 reviews
Blind Date 167 copies, 1 review
Deep Sleep 153 copies
A Clear Conscience 147 copies, 2 reviews
Without Consent 123 copies, 2 reviews
Staring at the Light 121 copies, 2 reviews
The Nature of the Beast 120 copies, 1 review
Seeking Sanctuary 98 copies, 1 review
Blood from Stone 93 copies, 9 reviews
The Playroom 80 copies, 5 reviews
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