Jean Gordon in History Scotland magazine

The new issue of History Scotland magazine is in shops now – it includes my article on Jean Gordon, and Jean is on the cover! You can buy the magazine at any good newsagent, or online via the History Scotland website: https://www.historyscotland.com/store/back-issues/history-scotland/history-scotland-vol22issue2-marapr22-issue-124-1/ My article is about Jean’s control of the business of salt-making in Brora … More Jean Gordon in History Scotland magazine

Josephine Tey, Dorothy L. Sayers and the Mystery of the Detection Club

I am delighted to share a very special article which I have co-written with Martin Edwards for CrimeReads: “Josephine Tey and the Detection Club: A Mystery Solved.” When I first wrote my biography of Josephine Tey, I heard that Tey had spoken with fellow Golden Age crime writer Dorothy L. Sayers, but was never able … More Josephine Tey, Dorothy L. Sayers and the Mystery of the Detection Club

Shedunnit

I was very pleased to be invited onto the Shedunnit podcast, to talk about Josephine Tey for their Queens of Crime at War series. Shedunnit is a half-hour podcast that looks at classic detective stories. It’s written, hosted and produced by Caroline Crampton. Their ‘Queens of Crime at War’ series is in six parts, looking … More Shedunnit

support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

There is a follow-up article in the Press & Journal online today about support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/3362347/support-grows-for-inverness-blue-plaque-for-the-crimewriters-crimewriter/ You can read their original article from the other week here: a blue plaque for Josephine Tey? As Josephine Tey’s biographer, I have always believed in the quality and importance of her writing. I … More support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey