new blog post for the Society of Authors

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

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