Ruth Dudley Edwards


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in Dublin, Ireland
May 24, 1944

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After being a Cambridge postgraduate, a teacher, a marketing executive and a civil servant, Ruth Dudley Edwards became a full-time writer. A journalist, broadcaster, historian and prize-winning biographer who lives in London, her recent non-fiction includes books about The Economist, the Foreign Office, the Orange Order and Fleet Street. The first of her ten satirical mysteries, Corridors of Death, was short-listed for the CWA John Creasey Memorial Dagger; two others were nominated for the CWA Last Laugh Award. Her two short stories appeared respectively in The Economist and the Oxford Book of Detective Stories.

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* Robert Amiss Mystery

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Corridors of Death (Robert ...

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The English School of Murde...

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Publish and Be Murdered (Ro...

3.82 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 1999 — 10 editions
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The Saint Valentine's Day M...

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Carnage on the Committee (R...

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Clubbed to Death (Robert Am...

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Ten Lords A-Leaping (Robert...

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Murder in a Cathedral (Robe...

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Murdering Americans (Robert...

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