Nuala Ellwood, author of MY SISTER’S BONES, shares her top writing tips on ‘How to Write A Crime Novel’.

My Sister’s Bones was published in hardback on 9th February by Penguin Random House, Viking, to great critical acclaim.



Nuala Ellwood is the daughter of an award-winning journalist. She was inspired by her father and other journalists’ experiences to gain Arts Council funding for her research into PTSD, a  theme in her debut psychological thriller, My Sister’s Bones, a haunting, humanizing look at the Syrian conflict, and a deeply harrowing psychological thriller.


Nuala was also recently selected as one of eight debut novelists to watch in 2017 by The Observer who wrote My Sister’s Bonesrivals The Girl on a Train as a compulsive read (and beats it for style)’ .