Penguin have just reissued three of Josephine Tey’s crime novels in new paperback editions, with striking new cover design. I love how diverse the covers for Josephine Tey’s books are in their different editions. I originally read the small A format Penguin versions of her books, which belonged to my mum – the person who … More new Penguin editions of Tey novels
UPDATE: Please see the next blog post for new information! I have several talks coming up in September and October. Here are the dates announced so far, with links to buy tickets: Saturday 3rd September 4:30-5:30pm – Nairn book festival. I will be ‘in conversation’ with Martin Edwards about Josephine Tey. Martin is the author … More Talks in September
I’ve written a blog post for the Society of Authors in Scotland about using archives in writing: you can find it at this link: https://societyofauthors.org/News/Blogs/SoA-Blog/July-2022/Using-archives-in-writing I used archives extensively for both my books: “Daughters of the North” involved reading 16th century letters and documents, while “Josephine Tey” involved a wide variety of 20th century archives. … More new blog post for the Society of Authors
I’m delighted to say that we have been successful in our campaign to get a blue plaque for Josephine Tey in Inverness! The plaque is part of the Inverness City Heritage Trust scheme, and will shortly be installed on the newly-renovated site of Tey’s family shop on Castle Street – a central location in the … More A blue plaque for Josephine Tey – success!
The new British Library Crime Classic book, the anthology “The Edinburgh Mystery and other tales of Scottish Crime”, edited by Martin Edwards, contains a short story by Josephine Tey. I was really pleased to help Martin source this story, and am delighted to see it in print again. The short story is called “Madame Ville … More Josephine Tey’s short stories