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Lesley Kelly

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Lesley has worked in the public and voluntary sector for the past twenty years, dabbling in poetry and stand-up comedy along the way.

She has won a number of writing competitions, including the Scotsman's Short Story award in 2008. 'A Fine House in Trinity' was long-listed for the McIlvanney Award for the best Scottish crime novel in 2016.

Her next novel, 'The Health of Strangers' will be published by Sandstone Press in June 207.

She lives in Edinburgh with her husband and two sons.

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London Calling: Crime and Punishment in the Big Smoke: Part Two

In my last book, Songs by Dead Girls, I moved the action away from Edinburgh to the throbbing metropolis of London. In September’s Bloody Scotland Festival, I’ll be called to account (along with the fabulous James Oswald and Ed James) to explain our audacity in setting our stories in London, when there are so many fantastic sites for murderous activity North of the Border.I did some preparation... Read more of this blog post »
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