Martina Cole's first novel Dangerous Lady caused a sensation when it was published, and launched one of the bestselling fiction writers of her generation.
Martina has since gone on to have seventeen No. 1 bestsellers. She won the British Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year with The Take, which then went on to be a hit TV series for Sky 1.
Four of her novels have made it on the screen, with more in production, and three have been adapted as stage plays.
Her unique, powerful storytelling is acclaimed for its hard-hitting, true-to-life style - there is no one like Martina Cole.