Her second novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, was an international bestseller and won the Barnes and Noble Discover award. It was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson and a West End stage production. Her subsequent novels have continued to receive critical acclaim and commercial success.
She lives in London with her husband.
RT @BeautyInLonely: Been to @BronteParsonage to see the Jane Eyre tableau by @KnittingWitchUK I'm rather fond of the little Rochester!
Was wonderful to meet you at last! https://t.co/4mFvGrv8VG
I spent so much time in my local library as a child that I wanted to become a librarian as much as a writer #NationalLibrariesDay