Hello! Welcome to my website. I write about murder and mystery, and I hope you enjoy it. Come in and find out more about me and the detectives in my mystery books!

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are the stars of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries. Murder Most Unladylike, Arsenic for Tea, First Class Murder, Jolly Foul Play, Mistletoe and Murder and the series companion Cream Buns and Crime are out in the UK and Ireland now, and the Detective Society’s next adventure will be published in February 2018.

Ted Spark is the star of my newest book, The Guggenheim Mystery. It’s the sequel to Siobhan Dowd’s The London Eye Mystery, and it is also out in the UK and Ireland now!

Latest news

  • NaNoWriMo and Murder Most Unladylike -

    Once upon a time I had an idea that wouldn’t go away. It was a story about a boarding school where one teacher murders another and the case is solved by two girls who are best friends. Even though I’d been thinking about this idea for a long time, I’d never actually had the courage to write it down.… Read more

  • Mistletoe and Murder – new foil edition! -

    If you go into a bookstore between now and Christmas, you may get a very exciting surprise … my brilliant publishers Puffin have decided to release a special SHINY edition of Mistletoe and Murder to celebrate Christmas 2017!

    This is the same book you enjoyed last year, with one small bonus – the short story ‘The Case of the Missing Bunbreak’ that first appeared in Cream Buns and Crime is now included in the back.… Read more

  • The Guggenheim Mystery has been shortlisted for the Bookling Award 2018! -

    More good news for The Guggenheim Mystery – it’s been shortlisted in Glenthorne High School’s Bookling Award 2018.

    It’s up against some really tough competition, so I’m delighted to see it on the list. Huge thanks to librarian Lucas Maxwell and the pupils of GHS – I’m really looking forward to all of the fun Bookling activities Lucas has planned throughout this year!… Read more