Empar Fernández (Barcelona) alternates teaching with narrative and collaborations in press as a columnist. With her first novel, Horacio en la memoria, she won the short story XXV Premio Cáceres.
In 2001 she published her second novel Para que nunca amanezca and some years later she began her literary collaboration with Pablo Bonell Goytisolo. Together they have published: Cienfuegos, 17 agosto, the serie Las cosas de la muerte, Mala sangre and Un mal día para morir, and the thrillers Hombre muerto corre and La mirada infinita.
In 2007 she was finalist in the IX Premio Unicaja de Novela Fernando Quiñones with her novel El loco de las muñecas. Some time later, she published Hijos de la derrota, Mentiras capitales, La cicatriz and Sin causa aparente. And the two first parts to her newest trilogy have just come out:: La mujer que no bajó del avión and La última llamada.
Recently, she has been a finalist for the awards: Medellín Negro 2013, Premio de Novela Negra Ciudad de Carmona 2014 and Premio València Negra 2015 for the best crime novel in Spanish.
Maldita verdad (2016), Hotel Lutecia (2017) and la Epidemia de la Primavera (2018) have been her latest books.