Manda Scott has written fourteen contemporary and historical thrillers. Hen's Teeth, the first in her Kellen Stewart series of lesbian crime novels was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and her Boudica series became international best sellers, recently optioned for television.  

More recently, in her dual time-line thriller, Into the Fire, she has uncovered the truth behind Joan of Arc, one of the world's most mis-represented women, and the impact the truth might have in the past an in the present.  

"..a distinctive voice crackling with energy, assured and authoritative... " Val McDermid