J.P. Pomare is an award-winning and bestselling author whose debut novel, Call Me Evie (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018), won the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel. In the Clearing (Hachette, 2019) and The Last Guests (Hachette, 2021) were critically acclaimed bestsellers, and In the Clearing is currently being adapted for the screen for Disney+. His sixth novel, Home Before Night (Hachette, 2023), was first published as an Audible Original. J.P. lives in Melbourne with his wife and daughter.