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Kate Ellis

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Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and she studied drama in Manchester. She worked in teaching, marketing and accountancy before first enjoying writing success as a winner of the North West Playwrights competition. Crime and mystery stories have always fascinated her, as have medieval history and archaeology which she likes to incorporate in her books. She is married with two grown up sons and she lives in North Cheshire, England, with her husband. Kate was awarded the CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY award in 2019

December 2020

I do hope everyone’s keeping well in these difficult times. With a severely restricted Christmas on the horizon the only bright spot is the thought of settling down with a good book and I must say I’ve enjoyed being transported into another (pre-lockdown) world by reading crime novels (and writing them of course).


The good news is that the third book in my Albert Lincoln trilogy, set in the north o

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