Stacey Halls

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Stacey Halls was born in Lancashire and worked as a journalist before her debut The Familiars was published in 2019.

The Familiars was the bestselling debut hardback novel of that year, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the British Book Awards' Debut Book of the Year. The Foundling, her second novel, was also a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. Mrs England is her third novel, and was a Sunday Times top five bestseller in hardback.  

You can find Stacey on Twitter @stacey_halls

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In conversation with Stacey Halls: Setting as Inspiration

Simmering with slow-burning menace, Mrs England is a portrait of an Edwardian marriage, weaving an enthralling story of men and women, power and control, courage, truth and the very darkest deception. Set against the atmospheric landscape of West Yorkshire, Stacey Halls' third novel proves her one of the most exciting and compelling new storytellers of our times.


Stacey Halls is in conversation with thriller-writer Rachel Abbott on where she gets her inspirations from and how she researches the time and period in order to bring her characters, and the story, to life.