Marilyn Todd is a critically acclaimed author of short stories and historical thrillers, who "paints antiquity with a particularly suspenseful brush and skillfully tangled plots" (Booklist). Her Roman series features "a gorgeous rich bitch, plotting and spying to survive adverse fortune" (Daily Mail). The Greek novels feature "an abundance of historical tidbits and robust prose" (Kirkus Reviews). All her work embraces humour, suspense and a lively sense of drama, often inspired by the places she visits.
In 2015, her short story "Blood Red Roses" won one of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine's prestigious Readers Awards.
The year before, "The Wickedest Town in the West" scooped the same award.
And another story, "Room for Improvement", about quickie divorces in 1950s Brighton, was nominated for a Shamus.
She and her husband currently live on a French hilltop surrounded by vineyards and woods, and when she isn't killing people, Marilyn enjoys cooking. Which is pretty much the same thing.
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Wolf Whistle is definately worth reading. Our Our superbitch heroine is up to her neck in trouble - chased by dogs, receiving letters of a not so romantic nature, her mother-in-law reviewing her accounts and to top it all she becomes embroiled with the killings of slave girls, which leads her into danger. Another winner from Marilyn Todd.
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