Steph Broadribb was born in Birmingham and grew up in Buckinghamshire. Most of her working life has been spent between the UK and USA. As her alter ego – Crime Thriller Girl – she indulges her love of all things crime fiction by blogging at www.crimethrillergirl. com, where she interviews authors and reviews the latest releases. Steph is an alumni of the MA in Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) at City University London, and she trained as a bounty hunter in California.
Her debut thriller, Deep Down Dead, was shortlisted for the Dead Good Reader Awards in two categories (best debut and most fearless female character), and hit number one on the UK and AU kindle charts. Deep Blue Trouble, the next in the Lori Anderson series, was released earlier this year.
She also writes under the pseudonym, Stephanie Marland.