Psychological Suspense Authors’ Association

Welcome to The PSAA, a place to discover and celebrate psychological suspense novels. The PSAA began as the brainchild of psychological suspense authors Emma Curtis and Lauren North, creating a group where authors of psychological suspense can get together and, in normal times, meet up in person.

Vikki Patis took over the online side in 2020, expanding across all social media channels and creating this blog. See below for spotlights on some of our fabulous authors.



Author Spotlight: Sadie Ryan

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Sadie! Sadie Ryan is an author who loves animals and lives in leafy Cheshire in the North West of England. She has completed two psychological suspense/domestic noir novels. Her debut novel, Behind Closed Doors, was snapped up by publishers and published May 2019.   Sadie’s second novel WHEN HE FINDS YOU, came …

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Author Spotlight: Terry Lynn Thomas

A warm welcome to The Bandwagon, Terry! Terry Lynn Thomas is the USA Today bestselling author of six historical mysteries. The Drowned Woman (previously published as Neptune’s Daughter) won an IndieBRAG Medallion, The Silent Woman and House of Lies released to critical acclaim and became USA Today bestsellers. The Betrayal is Terry’s first foray into …

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Author Spotlight: Penny Batchelor

Please welcome Penny Batchelor to The Bandwagon! Penny Batchelor is an alumna of the Faber Academy online ‘Writing a Novel’ course. She is a freelance journalist, a former BBC content producer and website editor for various educational institutions, and lives in Warwickshire with her husband.  Her journalism has appeared in numerous publications including The Knitter, Vintage Life, Mollie …

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Author Spotlight: Karen Clarke

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Karen! Karen Clarke is the author of twelve romantic comedies, with a recent switch to the dark side, co-writing psychological thriller The Secret Sister with fellow author Amanda Brittany. Their second novel is due out in January 2021. Karen has just completed her first psychological suspense novel YOUR LIFE FOR MINE …

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Author Spotlight: Vikki Patis

Kicking off The PSAA Author Spotlights is our very own Vikki Patis! I’m so excited for this new feature! I can’t wait to introduce you to so many fabulous psychological suspense authors. But you’ll have to make do with me for now! Vikki Patis is a bestselling psychological suspense author. Her third novel, Girl, Lost, was published …

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