But how far is Clare prepared to go for a W11 postcode? As far as sharing a flat with someone who is, as she puts it, "vitally challenged"?
From the author of cult vampire novel Suckers comes a 'sexy, sardonic and distinctly spooky' tale of girls, ghosts and glitterati, set in a part of London that in less than a century has been transformed from a perilous slum called The Piggeries into one of the most fashionable addresses in town.
'A slick and remarkably controlled performance which more than equals her satisfying first novel Suckers. Ghost tales invariably leave me cold. I read this one in a single highly enjoyable sitting' (Paul Rutman - Sunday Telegraph)
'With Stiff Lips, Billson overturns the cliches of the horror genre, establishing, in their stead, her own original voice' (Lucy O'Brien - The Independent)
'Sexy, sardonic and distinctly spooky... a tale to make you shiver - if you don't die laughing first' (Cosmopolitan)
'Stiff Lips achieves an authentic and unsettling nastiness' (Sunday Times)
'A vastly entertaining story... As well as being a successful ghost story, Stiff Lips is an amusing satire' (Sopia Watson - The Spectator)