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Sanjida Kay

Author of The Stolen Child

Seven 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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The Stolen Child is Out Now in Paperback!

The Stolen Child is out now! I do hope you'll like it. If you'd like to try it before you buy, you can read the prologue, the first chapter and an extract from the baddie's point of view for free! The Stolen Child - Prologue The Stolen Child - Chapter 1 The Stolen Child - Extract If you do like it, please post a review on Amazon or Goodreads - even if it's only a line, it all helps. If you hate it, please scream into your pillow and / or email me. If your feedback is constructive, it will…read more →
Ilkley Literature Festival

Ilkley Literature Festival

I'm delighted I'm going to be speaking at the Ilkley Literature Festival this year. I grew up on either side of Ilkley Moor, and my second thriller, The Stolen Child, is set in Ben Rhydding, in Ilkley.     I'll be in conversation with fellow author, Carmen Marcus, author of How Saints Die. I do hope you can join us. It's on Sunday 8 October at 4.30 pm at St Margaret's Church, Ilkley. Just enough time for a quick romp across the moor beforehand! Tickets on sale from the box office.    read more →

In Conversation with The Asian Writer

'I like writing and reading about dark subjects...' Farhana Shaikh interviews me for The Asian Writer     Q. Where did the inspiration for The Stolen Child come from? A friend of a friend wanted to adopt a child. She’d heard of a woman who was being forced to give up her baby because the mother was a drug addict. I thought, what if that child was adopted and went to a lovely home, but then the father finds out what has happened and he wants his child back? What lengths would he go to, in order to find the…read more →
The Stolen Child is Out in One Week!

The Stolen Child is Out in One Week!

The Stolen Child is out in paperback in one week! It's available to pre-order and it's also on ebook and audio book already, if you'd rather not wait! I, meanwhile, am already planning what I'm going to do to celebrate!  read more →

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