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Mental health nurse now a literary sensation

Global fame beckons for Ali Land and her bestselling debut novel Good Me Bad Me
Ali Land

Global fame beckons for Ali Land and her bestselling debut novel Good Me Bad Me

Mental health nurse Ali Land became a bestselling author within days thanks to her debut novel Good Me Bad Me – a dark literary thriller – based on her experiences working with children and young people

Ms Land comes from two generations of nurses in a ‘super traditional’ military family and grew up ‘in the middle of nowhere’ in Scotland, with a boarding school education to boot.

‘Any kind of fanciful idea or creative urge was quickly snuffed,’ she said, explaining parental advice was ‘to get a job and pay the bills’.

She had no inkling during the resulting ten-year career in mental health nursing children and young people, in the UK and Australia, that

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