Bea Davenport

Bea Davenport is the pen name of former print and broadcast journalist Barbara Henderson. She is a British crime and children's author. She also has won several prizes for short stories.

Originally from Tyneside, Bea Davenport has a Creative Writing Ph.D. from Newcastle University, where she studied under the supervision of award-winning writer Jackie Kay and renowned literature expert Professor Kim Reynolds.

The children's novel produced as part of the Ph.D., The Serpent House was shortlisted for the 2010 Times/Chicken House Award and published in 2014 by Curious Fox.

Her first crime/suspense novel, In Too Deep, was a runner-up in the Luke Bitmead Bursary and was published in 2013. A second crime/suspense novel, This Little Piggy, was also published by Legend Press in 2014.

Bea spent many years as a newspaper reporter and, latterly, seventeen years as a senior broadcast journalist with the BBC in the northeast of England.

Now she teaches journalism at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, Surrey. Additionally, Davenport is a program leader in Creative Writing for the Open College of the Arts, providing distance learning tutoring services for writers from home.

Bea Davenport lives in Berwick-upon-Tweed with her partner and children.

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“I would say,” answered Sandra, who was a good woman, by the sound of her. “I would say it’s when you first ever deceive your partner. It’s when you first go for lunch with someone else, without mentioning it to your wife. It’s when you first have those long, intimate phone calls. You don’t have to kiss at all. Your affair starts with your first little deception, your first little omission.”
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