Sara Sheridan: My 5 Literary Heroines

Sara Sheridan is the author of more than a dozen books, including the bestselling Mirabelle Bevan mysteries (the latest of which, Russian Roulette, is out now!). Her novels tend to feature strong female characters who refuse to adhere to the narrow roles society has set out for them. Naturally, this piqued our curiosity: what literary ladies have inspired this avowedly feminist author?

Check out our video to find out which crime writer kicked off her love of books, the Victorian adventuress who inspired a novel, why Sara will never do performance poetry, and the author she was most excited to meet at the Edinburgh Book Festival!


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