Mo Hayder

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Mo Hayder (born Beatrice Clare Bastin; 2 January 1962 – 27 July 2021) was a British crime-thriller novelist. She wrote over ten novels during her twenty-year career.[1] She won an Edgar Award in 2012. Her best known work was Birdman and its sequel The Treatment.[2] Hayder was born in Essex, England.

In December 2020, Hayder was diagnosed with motor neurone disease.[1] She died on 27 July 2021 from problems caused by the disease, aged 59.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "'Extraordinary' crime writer Mo Hayder dies of motor neurone disease | The Bookseller". www.thebookseller.com. Retrieved 2021-07-28.
  2. "Crime novelist Mo Hayder dies aged 59 from motor neurone disease". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 July 2021.

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