Sanjida is an award-winning writer. She writes fiction and non-fiction as Sanjida O’Connell, and psychological thrillers as Sanjida Kay. Sanjida has been shortlisted for the BBC Asia Award, the Betty Trask Award for Romantic Fiction, the Daily Telegraph Science Writer’s Award, highly commended for BBC Wildlife Magazine’s Award for Nature Writing, shortlisted for Asian Woman of the Year, long listed for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, and shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger.
“Gripping and totally unpredictable.”
“A triumph as an-edge-of seat whodunit and a psychologically perceptive study of the impact of grief, loss and alienation. Excellent.”
The Irish Independent
Sanjida Kay's latest thriller is out now: One Year Later
Some secrets won’t stay buried …
Since Amy’s daughter, Ruby-May, died in a terrible accident, her family have been beset by grief. One year later the family decide to go on holiday to mend their wounds. An idyllic island in Italy seems the perfect place for them to heal and repair their relationships with one another.
But no sooner have they arrived, than they discover nothing on this remote island is quite as it seems. And with the anniversary of the little girl’s death looming, it becomes clear that at least one person in the family is hiding a shocking secret. As things start to go rapidly wrong, Amy begins to question whether everyone will make it home …
“Gripping, entertaining and entirely on the side of the angels.”