Kate Griffin’s first book Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders won the Faber/Stylist crime competition and was shortlisted for a CWA dagger. This is her third novel featuring Kitty Peck. Kate works for The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and lives just outside London., Kate Griffin was born within the sound of Bow bells, making her a true-born cockney. She has worked as an assistant to an antiques dealer, a journalist for local newspapers and most recently for The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, Kate’s first book, won the Stylist / Faber crime writing competition. Kate’s maternal family lived in Victorian Limehouse. One of the inspirations for the series came from tales of life round the London docks told by her grandmother. Kate lives in St Albans.