|Fiona Veitch Smith
In Egypt a tomb is opened. In London a curse is unleashed. And now a murder. But can Poppy Denby investigate in time to find the killer before ‘the curse’ can strike again?
Formerly a professional journalist, Fiona Veitch Smith is now an author of books for adults and children. Her adult mystery series, Poppy Denby Investigates, set in the 1920s, is published by Lion Fiction. The first book in the series, The Jazz Files, was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Endeavour Historical Dagger award, 2016.
“Poppy Denby is on top form solving the mystery surrounding the ancient Egyptian mask of Queen Nefertiti. Highly recommended!” Dolores Gordon-Smith, author
“Intrepid Poppy Denby visits a country estate not unlike Downton Abbey in this caper. It’s great fun following Fiona’s crew of early 20th-century reporters as they seek scoops and solve murders on the side.” Deb Richardson-Moore, author
“Thoroughly enjoyable mystery. Murders, sinister figures, a cursed Egyptian mask – and a seance! All the ingredients for another superlative Poppy Denby investigation.” A. J. Wright, award-winning author
“Fiona Veitch Smith, where have you been all my life? Poppy Denby is delightful, the plot rocks, and the 1920s era is perfectly evoked. British mystery fans, you want to read this. You really, really do.” Cassandra Chan, author