Saskia Noort (b. 1967) debuted in 2003 with Terug naar de kust (Back to the Coast), of which more than 200,000 copies have now been sold. Her second thriller De eetclub (The Dining Club) was a major success, selling more than 300,000 copies. For both these books Saskia Noort received nominations for the Gouden Strop. Both De eetclub and Terug naar de kust are being filmed.