Author(s): Cath Staincliffe
Grandmother Ruth Sutton writes to the man she hates more than anyone else on the planet: the man who she believes killed her daughter Lizzie in a brutal attack four years earlier. Ruth's burden of grief and hatred, has only grown heavier with the passing of time, her avid desire for vengeance ever stronger. In writing to him Ruth hopes to exorcise the corrosive emotions that are destroying her life, to find the truth and with it release and a way forward. Whether she can ever truly forgive him is another matter - but the letters are her last, best hope. Letters To My Daughter's Killer exposes the aftermath of violent crime for an ordinary family and explores fundamental questions of crime and punishment. How do we deal with the very human desire for revenge? If we get justice does reconciliation follow? Can we really forgive those who do us the gravest wrong? Could you?
Major PR campaignAuthor events, including Harrogate Crime FestivalProofs availableBOTM promotion on CRcrime.co.ukC&R Crime newsletter slotOnline consumer promotions via LoveReading and Nudge
Praise for Cath Staincliffe: An intelligent and emotionally engaging moral workout Daily Telegraph Praise for Cath Staincliffe: It's always exciting to see a writer get better and better and Cath Staincliffe is doing just that. Val McDermid Praise for Cath Staincliffe: Stunning Ann Cleeves Praise for Cath Staincliffe: Complex and satisfying Sunday Times
Cath Staincliffe is an established novelist, radio playwright and the creator of ITV's hit series, Blue Murder. Cath's books have been shortlisted for the CWA's Best First Novel Award and for the Dagger in the Library. In 2012 Cath was joint winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger for Laptop, sharing the prize with Margaret Murphy. Cath is also the author of the Scott and Bailey novels based on the popular ITV series. Cath lives with her family in Manchester.