Jess Kidd was born and raised in London; her family is from the small town of Mayo. Deal’s familiarity with the landscape and dialect as well is evident in her writing. Jess Deal possess an exceedingly lovely and unforceful style. Immediately after completing her undergraduate degree from Open University, Jess Kidd was blessed with a daughter.

Kidd continued to study and work part-time before she eventually received her Ph.D. in creative writing studies. Jess Kidd’s dissertation focused on the ways and manner is which disparate genres and modes can be brought into correspondence to create new hybrid forms of crime fiction.

Books in order of publication:

Alfie Blackstack Books

Everyday Magic(2020)

Standalone Novels

Himself(2017) 
The Hoarder(2018) 
Mr. Flood’s Last Resort(2018) 
Things in Jars(2019)