Christie Newport

Christie is a mixed-race woman living in Northumberland. Since developing a rare illness as a child, Christie found reading and creating stories to be an escape. In recent years Christie has taken her writing seriously, honing her skills through courses and various brilliant opportunities. Writing crime and psychological thrillers set in her home city is her passion.

Christie is the recipient of the inaugural Joffe Books Prize for Crime Writers of Colour with her debut police procedural series about Detective Beth Fellows, and is currently working on her first standalone thriller.