Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin is the founder of Europe’s biggest writing resources website, the award winning, the Writers Ink online writing group and Murder One, Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival. She’s a board member of the Society of Authors and the Crime Writers Association. Vanessa writes crime as Sam Blake the multiple No 1 bestseller shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year three times.  Her latest bestseller The Mystery of Four is in shops now and her YA debut Something Terrible Happened Last Night is due May 4th. Find out more at, join her Reader’s Club and get a free book!

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