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Sanjida Kay

Author of The Stolen Child

stolenchildSeven years ago you stole my child. Now I want her back.

“Grips to the very last page… I couldn’t put it down.”
Amanda Jennings

“Beautiful terse writing and the build to the shattering climax is palpable.”
Peter James

“Gut-wrenching … The Stolen Child succeeds as both a fast-paced thriller and a haunting tale of a fragile family.”
Peter Swanson

 

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Win a free copy of The Stolen Child

Win a free copy of The Stolen Child

I'm giving away five free pre-publication copies of The Stolen Child, five audio copies of The Stolen Child and five audio copies of Bone by Bone on 1 April!     To take part in the prize draw, please sign up to my Sanjida Kay Book Club (sign in is on the right hand side of  my website). Good luck!    read more →
Audio version of The Stolen Child

Audio version of The Stolen Child

I'm delighted to be able to share this cover with you! It's for the audio version of The Stolen Child, published by Audible on 6 April. It's being narrated by Helen Johns - I love her Jane Austen rendition.     Let me know what you think!  read more →
Q&A about The Stolen Child

Q&A about The Stolen Child

I'm thrilled to be able to share this conversation about The Stolen Child with you. It's a bit about what inspired the story, where it's set and where the title came from. Enjoy!   https://youtu.be/dzL5t_T4gtU   If you have any more questions, do let me know. And if you sign up to the newsletter, I'll send you some free extracts from The Stolen Child before it's published.    read more →
Behind the scenes: Filming The Stolen Child trailer

Behind the scenes: Filming The Stolen Child trailer

I thought you might like to see what went on behind the scenes when we were filming The Stolen Child trailer! The crew and I all live in the south-west, and it was going to be too tricky to get us all to Ilkley, West Yorkshire, where The Stolen Child is set...so we decided to use Porlock common, a heathland in Somerset, to stand in for Ilkley moor.     Here's our actor, Ela Chia Gutierrez, playing Evie, being filmed by Director of Photography, Rob Franklin. We wanted to start with Evie, who is a happy contented child, until she receives a sinister…read more →