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Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She has worked in teaching, marketing and accountancy and first enjoyed literary success as a winner of the North West Playwrights competition. Keenly interested in medieval history and ‘armchair’ archaeology, Kate lives in north Cheshire with her engineer husband, Roger, and their two sons. A Cursed Inheritance is her ninth Wesley Peterson novel. The Merchant’s House, The Armada Boy, An Unhallowed Grave, The Funeral Boat, The Bone Garden, A Painted Doom, The Plague Maiden and The Skeleton Room are also published by Piatkus.

If you like Kate Ellis you might also like to read books by W J Burley, Stephen Booth and Colin Dexter.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Kate Ellis

The Blood Pit by Kate Ellis
The Blood Pit
Kate Ellis
This is the twelfth West Country crime novel featuring the black detective Wesley Peterson. Personally I cannot understand why he, or indeed the author, are not household names. They all have an historical sub-plot, are intriguing, full of twists, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2008
The Shining Skull by Kate Ellis
The Shining Skull
Kate Ellis
A good convoluted West Country tale starring the black detective Wesley Peterson of her previous titles and mixing ancient and modern crimes together as is her norm. There is lots going on, lots of strands, lots of intrigue, lots to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2007
A Cursed Inheritance by Kate Ellis
A Cursed Inheritance
Kate Ellis
I am an enormous fan of these West Country detective yarns that intriguingly always weave a past mystery with the present, often through some archaeological dig or other and star the lovely black DI Wesley Peterson. Sadly, in this tale,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2005

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