She was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Hvalsø Denmark. After working as a waitress, she trained in graphic arts and publishing, working as the graphic coordinator at Denmark's Gyldendal publishing house.
Blædel founded the "Sara B" crime fiction publishing company in 1993, and in 1995 she started work as a journalist. She worked on several television series a presenter, researcher, project manager, and editor before becoming an author.
Blædel's first novel was Grønt støv, first published in Denmark in 2004, followed by Kald mig prinsesse (2005), Kun ét liv (2007), Aldrig mere fri (2008), Hævnens gudinde (2009), Dødsengelen (2010), and De glemte piger (2011). Until 2008, Blædel's books were published in Denmark by Lindhardt and Ringhof. Since 2008, her publisher has been People's Press.
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