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Lizzy Barber studied English at Cambridge University, has previously worked as an actress and is now the head of brand and marketing for a restaurant group. Lizzy wrote her debut novel My Name is Anna on her commute, and went on to beat out 5,000 entries to be the unanimous winner of the Daily Mail PRH First Novel Competition. Lizzy was inspired to write this novel by her love of true crime documentaries and fascination with cult leaders. Lizzy lives in London with her husband and new-born baby. Follow Lizzy at @ByLizzyBarber #MyNameIs