Susan studied law but never practiced, instead she got lured into the world of television. She worked as a researcher on several documentary series before turning to fiction.
Her big break came writing episode four of a brand new BBC hospital drama – Casualty. She went on to have a career in television drama spanning twenty-five years and over 130 broadcast credits from original drama to soaps to cops and docs to rom-coms.
She wrote for Coronation Street and Eastenders, Casualty and Holby City, Heartbeat, Footballers’ Wives, Dangerfield, Down to Earth, Back-Up and she created and wrote South of the Border, a detective drama of which the BBC made two series.
Susan is now, many books into her career as a crime novelist, lives in Devon and walks by the sea everyday.