Reviews

‘My favourite type of mystery, suspenseful, and where everyone is not what they appear . . . Christine is great at creating atmosphere . . . she evokes the magic of the stage, and her characters [have] a past to be uncovered before the mystery is solved.’ [Stage Fright]

- Lizzie Hayes, MYSTERY WOMEN

A Forgotten Woman Crime Novelist

‘Have you locked up, Nurse Cherry?’ ‘Yes, Nurse Silver.’ ‘Every door, every window?’ ‘Yes, yes.’ Yet even as she shot home the last bolt of the front door, at the back of Nurse Cherry’s mind was a vague misgiving. She had forgotten – something. She was young and pretty, but her expression was anxious. While […]

Bodies from the Library

Bodies from the Library has become an annual event. I went for the first time last year and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I was delighted to be invited to speak this year. Sarah Ward and I will be talking about ‘Forgotten Women Authors’. Sarah’s choice is Elizabeth Daly and mine is Ethel Lina White. I’ve already […]

Ethel Lina White: underrated GA writer?

I am often alerted to a book I might enjoy by my good blogfriend, Moira, over at Clothesinbooks.com and that was the case with Ethel Lina White’s Fear Stalks the Village. You can see her review here: http://bit.ly/1JrsBCs. As I happened I already had a ‘box set’ of White’s novels on my e-reader and this […]