Photograph credit: Nick Slim

Photograph credit: Nick Slim

Olivia Isaac-Henry

Agent: Kate Burke

Biography: In addition to writing novels, Olivia Isaac-Henry is a crime drama lover, occasional keyboard player, and backing vocalist in the band The Protaganist. She grew up in Worcestershire but now lives in London, where she loves the theatres, food markets and festivals.

Her debut novel was published in Spring 2019 and her next novel, THE VERDICT, is coming this summer.

‘A compelling, page-turning read – full of secrets, intrigue and twists.’ — Elisabeth Carpenter

‘Very well-written with an original plot that kept me guessing til the end. Isaac-Henry has a unique voice and brings a thoroughly fresh perspective to the crime genre.’ — Syd Moore

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THE VERDICT Thriller, 300 pages, HarperCollins, October 2019  A cheating wife. An estranged mother. But is she guilty of murder?   Please raise your right hand.  An affair at work has cost Julia Winter her job and her marriage. There’s no denying she has let her family down.   Please remain standing.  When a body is discovered on the North Downs, it hits local headlines. But for Julia, the news is doubly shocking because the body was buried just opposite the house she lived in over twenty years ago. And it is one of her former housemates.   Please resume your seat.  Up on the stand, Julia’s not the only person to have secrets that are unearthed during the trial. But the evidence against her is overwhelming.  And yet one question remains: is she the murderer, or the victim?   Jurors, you may be excused.

THE VERDICT
Thriller, 300 pages, HarperCollins, October 2019

A cheating wife. An estranged mother. But is she guilty of murder?

Please raise your right hand.
An affair at work has cost Julia Winter her job and her marriage. There’s no denying she has let her family down.

Please remain standing.
When a body is discovered on the North Downs, it hits local headlines. But for Julia, the news is doubly shocking because the body was buried just opposite the house she lived in over twenty years ago. And it is one of her former housemates.

Please resume your seat.
Up on the stand, Julia’s not the only person to have secrets that are unearthed during the trial. But the evidence against her is overwhelming.

And yet one question remains: is she the murderer, or the victim?

Jurors, you may be excused.

SOMEONE YOU KNOW Thriller, Avon, 300 pages, 2019  Tess Piper was fourteen when her adored twin sister Edie disappeared.  She has spent the last twenty years building a life away from her fractured family, desperate to escape the shadow of the past.  Only now she needs to confront the huge hole her sister’s disappearance left in her life, because a body has been found. The police are shining a spotlight on the Piper family. And secrets are about to surface.  After all, it’s common knowledge that more often than not, these crimes are committed by someone close to the victim. Someone they trust. Someone they know…

SOMEONE YOU KNOW
Thriller, Avon, 300 pages, 2019

Tess Piper was fourteen when her adored twin sister Edie disappeared.

She has spent the last twenty years building a life away from her fractured family, desperate to escape the shadow of the past.

Only now she needs to confront the huge hole her sister’s disappearance left in her life, because a body has been found. The police are shining a spotlight on the Piper family. And secrets are about to surface.

After all, it’s common knowledge that more often than not, these crimes are committed by someone close to the victim. Someone they trust. Someone they know…