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Kate Griffin


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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 now works 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 and her grandmother told her many stories of life around the docks. Kate lives in St Albans.
 


Genres: Historical Mystery, Horror, Historical
 
Novels
   Fyneshade (2023)
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Series contributed to
HWA Short Story Collection
   4. Victoriana (2020) (with others)
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Books containing stories by Kate Griffin
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The Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic (2013)
(Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic, book 1)
edited by
Jenny Barber and Jan Edwards

Award nominations
2014 CWA Historical Dagger (shortlist) : Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders


Kate Griffin recommends
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The Betrayal of Thomas True (2024)
A J West
"Writing like a modern Fielding, A.J. West packs in humour, horror and a raging sense of injustice."
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The Puzzle Wood (2024)
Rosie Andrews
"Wonderful. A dark, twisting immersive tale of deception & duplicity, skilfully embroidered with myth, murder & mystery. Gothic as it should be - beautifully written & crafted. Brava, Rosie Andrews."
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What We Did In The Storm (2024)
Tina Baker
"A rip tide of a novel, plunging readers into a maelstrom of secrets, suspense and sins... A clever, compelling and superbly realised page-turner. Unputdownable."

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