Beth Ellis was born in 1979. Her first remembered ambition was to be a writer. As she grew, her ambition became buried beneath her struggle to survive the horrific events in her life. She studied Law at university and graduated with success in 2005. This strengthened her resolve to realise her early ambition. But first she had to face writing the one book she dreaded writing - Bad Things in the Night. She hopes that now she will be free to pursue her writing career.