Former BBC Journalist Lindsay Ashford put her degree in Criminology to
good use in writing her first novel, Frozen, having first taken a course
at the Arvon Foundation to gain enough confidence to write a novel.
becoming published in 2003, Lindsay’s career has marched on from
strength to strength, as indicated by the Theakston Old Peculier Award
nomination with only her second novel, Strange Blood.
A third in the Megan Rhys profiler series, Death Studies, released in
July 2006, is the latest and eagerly awaited addition.
who grew up in Wolverhampton where the Megan Rhys books are set, was the
first woman to graduate from Queens College Cambridge in its 800 year
history, before beginning work firstly with the BBC and then as a Freelance
Journalist for a number of national magazines and newspapers.
work has received glowing reviews from, amongst other, The Guardian,
who have called Lindsay “a worthy new talent” in liking her
work to that of Patricia Cornwell.