Louise Mangos grew up in rural Hertfordshire in the UK but has spent more than half her life in the Swiss Alps. Her debut psychological thriller "Strangers on a Bridge" was a finalist in the Exeter Novel Prize and long listed for the Bath Novel Award. Her novels are all set in Switzerland where she lives with her Kiwi husband and two sons. She also writes short stories and flash fiction which have won prizes and been published in various anthologies. She is currently studying for her MA in crime writing at UEA.