‘A marvellous entry in this excellent series, one of those books that  you have to keep reading but hate to finish. Highly recommended.’ [Stage Fright]


Christine’s Next Novel

Cold Cold Heart by Christine Poulson

Christine’s new novel, Cold Cold Heart will be published by Lion Hudson in the UK on 17th November 2017 and in the USA in January 2018.


Christine Poulson talks with Carol Westron on the Lizzie Hayes Promoting Crime Fiction blog. They talk about the differences between writing fiction and non-fiction books, series versus stand-alone novels, issue-based novels and why Christine is drawn to writing about the parent-child relationship. Read the full interview here.

Christine’s Latest Novel

Deep Water by Christine Poulson

Christine’s new novel, Deep Water was published by Lion Fiction on 21st October 2016 in the UK and on January 2017 in the USA.

Read more about Deep Water.

Short Story News

‘Faceless Killer’ has been short-listed for the Margery Allingham Prize.

‘Secondhand Heart’ appears in the January issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

‘Ashes and Pearls’ appears in the May issue of The People’s Friend.

Crimefest: 19-22 May 2016, Bristol

On Thursday afternoon at 15.50 Christine will be taking part in the panel: Headspace: What’s it Like Being in your Characters’ Heads?

  • Andrew Cartmel
  • Michelle Davies
  • Luke McCallin
  • Christine Poulson
  • Craig Robertson (moderator)


Previous Events

Crimefest: 14-17 May 2015, Bristol

On the Sunday morning  Christine will be taking part in the panel: Short and Sweet: Crime Fiction in Small Packages

  • John Harvey (moderator)
  • Roberts Olen Butler
  • Martin Edwards
  • Andrew Taylor


What’s Your Poison? Summer Crime Party

Heffers, Cambridge
Thursday, July 17th at 18:30

Book a convivial evening to die for by joining us for Pimms, strawberries and poisonous quizzes. Make murder your business in the company of crime authors: Stephen Booth, John Harvey, Jim Kelly, Mandy Morton, Peter Murphy, Christine Poulson, Kate Rhodes, Imogen Robertson, Nicola Upson and others. Crime Quiz, Crime authors, Crime crackers, Crime Time!

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Crimefest: 15-18 May 2014, Bristol

Christine moderated the panel: The Contemporary Cosy: Is There Still Life In The Golden Age?

  • Christopher Fowler
  • Helen Smith
  • Martin Walker
  • Jill Paton Walsh

Christine took part in the panel:  Dennis Wheatley & Other Forgotten Authors

  • Stephen Booth (Mavis Doriel Hay & John Buxton Hilton)
  • Jessica Mann (Katherine Farrer & Dilwyn Rees)
  • Christine Poulson (Harry Kemelman & Emma Lathen)
  • Martin Walker (Bruce Graeme & Geoffrey Household)

Participating moderator: Martin Edwards (Dennis Wheatley & R.C. Woodthorpe)