S.D. Mayes is the author of Letters to the Pianist, which is her first historical suspense novel, released in autumn 2017.
She has previously published a young adult novel, Stop the World, and written a best-selling self-help book.
A former journalist for national newspapers and magazines, she also works as an editor and beta reader helping many authors bring out the best in their fiction and non-fiction manuscripts.
She is British with one daughter, and lives with her family and their cat, Saphy, in Berkshire UK.