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<p>J. J. Durham was born in a pit village in the NE of England and grew up in a caravan stuffed full of books, cutting her literary teeth on the great storytellers of the 60's and 70's – Wilbur Smith, Frank Yerby, Mary Renault, Sergeanne Golon, and Lance Horner. She has a degree in English Literature, and has published two previous novels. An Act of Mercy is her first historical crime novel, and it features pioneering Victorian detective Harry Pilgrim.</p><p>J. J. Durham lives just outside Edinburgh with her husband, three kids, and a skinny dog.</p>

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