Catherine Aird is the author of more than twenty crime novels and story collections, most of which feature Detective Inspector Sloan. She was awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger for her lifetime contributions to crime fiction. She holds an honorary MA from the University of Kent and was made an MBE. Apart from writing the successful Chronicles of Calleshire, she has also written and edited a series of village histories. She lives in Kent.
Author's Website: http://www.catherineaird.com