After many years travelling the globe, Barbara Scott Emmett now lives back in her home town of Newcastle upon Tyne. She writes in a room overlooking the river where she can enjoy the sight of colourful sailing dinghies, party boats, kittiwakes and dark clouds rolling in from the sea.
She lives with her husband Sandy, aka crime writer Jimmy Bain, and their cat Gizzie.
She has previously published three novels, a short story collection and a book of poetry. Her latest novel DELIRIUM: The Rimbaud Delusion was published 2014 in association with Triskele Books.