Crime writer Jane Casey: ‘My characters say things I’m afraid to say and do things I’m scared to do’


Crime writer Jane Casey at her home in Wandsworth, London. Photo: Jonathan Goldberg

Ciara Dwyer

Jane Casey (45) is an award-winning writer. The Close is her 10th crime novel featuring DS Maeve Kerrigan. Born in Dublin, she lives in London with her husband, James, a criminal barrister, and their two sons aged 11 and 13.