False Impressions: The Art of the Con
An exclusive recording created for The Crime Hub.
Written by Sam Blake
Narrated by Susannah Fielding
When twins Ruby and Scarlett O’Malley realise that their step-mother is spending their inheritance they must act fast to save their father’s art collection.
But not everything goes to plan. Shocked to discover that their first impressions are false, they have a lot to learn in the art of the con.
Sam Blake has been writing fiction since her husband set sail across the Atlantic for eight weeks and she had an idea for a book.
The first in her bestselling Cat Connolly trilogy, Little Bones, was nominated for Irish Crime Novel of the Year. Keep Your Eyes on Me, a standalone psychological thriller, is due out Jan 2020 with Corvus Atlantic.
Sam Blake is a pseudonym for Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, the founder of The Inkwell Group publishing consultancy and the multi award winning national writing resources website www.writing.ie.
She’s also the founder of Dublin’s Murder One International Crime Writing Festival.
Susannah Fielding has quickly become one of England’s most distinguished actors.
Her theatre credits include Margery Pinchwife in The Country Wife (Chichester); Isobel in Bull (Young Vic); Mrs Sullen in The Beaux’ Stratagem, The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, Polya in Philistines and Rosa in The Rose Tattoo (National Theatre); Portia in The Merchant of Venice (RSC & Almeida Theatre, winner Ian Charleson Award); Evelyn in American Psycho (Almeida); Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Noël Coward Theatre); Imogen Parrot in Trelawny of the ‘Wells’ (Donmar Warehouse); Lady Teazle in The School for Scandal (Theatre Royal Bath); Kim in All New People (West End); Petra in An Enemy of the People (Sheffield Crucible, Ian Charleson Award Nomination).
Susannah is also in Mike Barlett’s series Life. Other Television includes Sticks and Stones, This Time with Alan Partridge, Doc Martin, High and Dry, Silent Witness, The Great Indoors, Black Mirror, I Want My Wife Back, Catastrophe, Lovesick, Death in Paradise, The C Word, Boomers, The Great Fire, Drifters, Father Brown, The Job Lot, A Nice Arrangement, Uncle, Pramface, Jo, Pete versus Life, The Paul Andrew Williams Show, Midsomer Murders, Doctor Who, Filth, Wallander.
Films include The Knot, Kill Keith, 4-3-2-1, Cosi, She Stoops to Conquer and the shorts The Batsman and the Ballerina, Watching.