S. Govett graduated from Oxford University with a First in Law. She qualified as a solicitor in a top City law firm but soon grew disenchanted with the corporate world. She has written award-winning YA fiction and co-wrote the feature film - T.I.M. – a thriller which premiered on Netflix UK in August 2023, reaching number one in their most watched films list. Her debut novel for adults, Believe, will be published by Penguin Michael Joseph in 2024. She lives in London with her husband and three children.