Holly Watt

Holly Watt started her career at the Sunday Times, before working on the investigation teams at the Telegraph, where she played a key role in exposing the MPs’ expenses scandal, and the Guardian. She is now freelance.

Holly’s debut thriller, To the Lions, was published in 2019 by Raven Books / Bloomsbury. To the Lions was shortlisted for the 2019 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize and was awarded the Crime Writers’ Association Ian Fleming Steel Dagger. A sequel, The Dead Line, was published in April 2020 again by Raven, and Holly is now working on books 3 and 4 in the series.