Caroline Curran grew up in North-West England and studied Sociology, English and Creative Writing at University. She now teaches English as a foreign language in Switzerland. Before she turned to writing, she worked as a Conference Organiser in Geneva. She is an avid reader, particularly historical novels and crime fiction. Her other interests include cooking, gardening, walking and interior design. She now lives in the Rhone-Alps in France. The Thornhill Secret is her first novel.