Jo Baker is the acclaimed bestselling author of Longbourn, due to be released as a feature film in 2020, and a Country Road, A Tree. Her new novel, The Body Lies, is a layered and thrilling suspense novel that grapples with how to live as a woman in the modern world when the stakes are dangerously high.
Jo says ‘from time to time, I meet someone who tells me that they love one or other of my books. It makes me very sheepish; I'm not good at taking compliments. But it's extraordinary, and very moving, to hear that something I've made, quietly and alone, has had that kind of impact on someone else. It's a privilege’.
She lives in Lancashire with her family.
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