Linda Coles

Writer of 10 crime fiction novels.

Hi, I'm Linda Coles and I write British crime novels. #GreatBritishCrime. #BritishCrimeDrama

Being a writer has it's challenges, both stress, eating and sleep-wise, and I'll share with you as I go.

Here's a little on what my novels are about:

I developed the DC Jack Rutherford and DS Amanda Lacey series back in 2017 and have watched them and their colleagues grow over time, via their work as well as their personal lives. Jack, is a bit of a 'Maigret', smart and soft-hearted. And as for Amanda? Maybe a younger ‘Vera’, dedicated, honourable and savvy. Unlike Vera, she wears well-polished Dr. Martens boots with her sensible work suit. That should tell you something of her nature.

Together the duo work on crimes in Croydon, England, usually featuring ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. I do like to give them modern cases to solve, quite often involving technology or the dark web for a bit of extra intrigue.

My other series features newly licensed Private Investigator Chrissy Livingstone who is strong and sassy, the polar opposite of her high maintenance sister Julie, and happy to get her hands dirty.

I hope you get to know and love the characters as much as I do.

My outdoor office is next to my vegetable patch in the north island of New Zealand where I now call home. My 'kids' consist of 6 beautiful goats, 2 cats and my husband.

Thanks for reading my posts.

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Need to talk? Get yourself a “Madeline”.

by Linda Coles

Walk Your Troubles Away

by Linda Coles

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