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Michael Finkel Is an author and journalist.
He is the best-selling author of
The Stranger in the Woods:
The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit  and True Story:

Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa.
He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.



  • Elisabeth (Libby) Carpenter lives in Preston, Lancashire with her family.
    She loves the north of England and sets most of her stories in the area,
    including the novel which has just been published,
    and the one she is writing at the moment.
    Elisabeth won the MsLexia Women’s Novel award in 2015,
    a Northern Writers New Fiction Award in 2016,
    and was longlisted twice for Yeovil Literary Prize in 2015 and




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