Mari Hannah is a multi-award-winning author, the creator of three series: Kate Daniels; Ryan & O'Neil and Stone & Oliver. She lives in rural Northumberland with her partner, an ex-murder detective. Mari's debut, The Murder Wall, won her the Polari First Book Prize. Her second picked up a Northern Writers’ Award and her body of work won her the CWA Dagger in the Library 2017, an incredible honour to receive so early in her career. In 2019, she was Programming Chair of Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival and was awarded the Diva Wordsmith of the Year.
In 2020, Mari won Capital Crime ‘Crime Book of the Year’ for Without a Trace. Her Kate Daniels series is in development with Sprout Pictures.
Her website is marihannah.com