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“The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”

G K Chesterton


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Vaseem Khan was born in London in 1973.
He studied Accounting and Finance at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
For ten years he worked as a management consultant in India to a hotel group building environmentally friendly hotels around the country,
called ECOTELS.
He returned to the UK in 2006 and has since worked at University College London for the Department of Security and Crime Science.
His first book in his most recent series, Midnight at Malabar House,
set in India in 1950, won the CWA Historical Dagger.


  • Elisabeth (Libby) Carpenter lives in Preston, Lancashire with her family.
    She loves the north of England and sets most of her stories in the area,
    including the novel which has just been published,
    and the one she is writing at the moment.
    Elisabeth won the MsLexia Women’s Novel award in 2015,
    a Northern Writers New Fiction Award in 2016,
    and was longlisted twice for Yeovil Literary Prize in 2015 and 2016.



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