Claudia Cruttwell read English and Related Literature at York University. After graduating, she undertook a variety of jobs to support her writing, including working as a freelance secretary to a number of well known actors. She later took an MA in Creative Writing at Brunel University, where she began her first psychological suspense novel, A Piece of Stolen Sky. The novel follows the story of Francesca Ziccardi, a disturbed woman who comes to believe the infant she aborted fifteen years before has been resurrected in another woman’s son. Claudia is currently working on her next suspense novel.