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M J Lawrie is an accomplished dark fantasy author from the east of England, whose love of monsters, anti-heroes, lovable villains and fierce female main characters pushed her to start writing stories of her own.

Her characters are not easily forgotten, with their distinct and captivating personalities, as well as their blood-soaked traumas and questionable judgments, staying with readers long after they've finished the book.

With a BA in film from Farnham University for the Creative Arts, M J Lawrie has always had a passion for storytelling. Her success as an author is evidenced by her numerous Amazon bestsellers across multiple categories.

Beyond writing, M J Lawrie is an amateur historian who has spent over a decade studying folklore. Her extensive travels around the UK have taken her to many of the places featured in her novels, allowing her to bring a rich sense of history and place to her stories.

When she's not writing or researching, M J Lawrie enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. They share a love of movies and books. In her free time, M J Lawrie enjoys subjecting her husband to horror films and TV shows for a laugh, dragging him around haunted castles, and staring at the sea for hours.