Emily Elgar

Emily Elgar


Originally from the Cotswolds, Emily studied at Edinburgh University and then spent a few happy years working as a travel writer in Southern Africa and as Events Coordinator for an international NGO in New York and Istanbul. She has now returned to London where she lives and works as a support worker for a national charity supporting vulnerable women.

Having recently completed the Writing a Novel course at The Faber Academy, Emily’s first novel, a psychological thriller entitled IF YOU KNEW HER will be published by Little, Brown in 2017 in the UK and HarperCollins in the US with further rights sold in pre-empts to Brazil, France, Italy; Germany at auction, as well as, Estonia, Poland, the Czech republic and Hungary. She is currently working on her second novel.


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Coming soon from Harper: Grace Is Gone: A Novel by Emily Elgar @emily_elgar @HarperCollins @Somegreatbooks https://newreads.blogspot.com/2019/11/grace-is-gone.html

The first Shakespeare & Company bookshop was opened by Sylvia Beach on 19.11.1919. Frequented by the likes of Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway and F Scott Fitzgerald, it closed during the occupation of Paris when Beach refused to sell her copy of Finnegans Wake to a Nazi officer.

Book Bloggers and Crime Fiction lovers - #GraceisGone by @emily_elgar is up on @NetGalley so get requesting! A missing girl, a ticking clock and no one is quite what they seem.... http://netgal.ly/9UOduY

The seething drama between these two aides is hilarious https://twitter.com/ODN/status/1178962307302481921

A real treat coming in Feb 2020! #GraceIsGone by the wonderful @emily_elgar was a cracking read.

Chilling, compassionate, full of small-town claustrophobia and lashings of intrigue. Loved every minute 💛

So wonderful to back in the bosom of the ladykillers @FionaAnnCummins @laurajm8 @LauraSRobinson @elle_croft @KJHAuthor @phoebe_locke @cjtudor

What a lovely stack of books! Thanks to @emily_elgar, @CaraHunterBooks, @graybookworm and @NatashaBarsby ! 😊❤️