Sign up for the Nutshell Challenge (teams will be drawn up on a first come, first served basis) and read and discuss the Sunday Papers with Killer Women Alison Joseph (author of the Sister Agnes series) and Kate Rhodes (author of the Hell Bay and Alice Quentin series).

Alison Joseph

Alison Joseph is a crime writer and award-winning radio dramatist. After a career in television documentaries, she began writing full time with the first of the Sister Agnes series of crime novels.  She is also the author of a series featuring a fictional Agatha Christie as a detective.  Her next novel is a standalone thriller about genetic inheritance.

Kate Rhodes

Kate Rhodes grew up in Greenwich, in South London. She studied in the UK and in Texas, completing a PhD then becoming an English teacher. Before her career as a crime writer began, Kate wrote two award-winning collections of poetry. Kate lives in Cambridge and is one of the original members of the influential crime writing group, Killer Women. She visited the Scillies frequently as a child and continues to return there.


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