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Laura Shepherd-Robinson was born in Bristol in 1976.
She has a BSc in Politics from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics.
Laura worked in politics for nearly twenty years before re-entering normal life to complete an MA in Creative Writing at City University.
She lives in London with her husband, Adrian. This is her first novel. You can find Laura on Twitter @LauraSRobinson.