About Susan

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.

Image of Torbay viewed from Elberry Cove towards Torquay, South West England UK
Crime thriller fiction from Susan Wilkins. Image of book cover. Close up of Police car at nightfall