May events: photos

Last week I did three talks, at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, for Haddo Arts at Haddo House in Aberdeenshire, and at the Aye Write book festival in Glasgow. After 2+ years of limited travel and few in-person events due to covid, it was great to see different places and people. Thank you very … More May events: photos

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