Fiona Veitch Smith has worked as a journalist in South Africa and the UK and is now an Associate Lecturer in Journalism at Newcastle University.
"A delightful period romp, neatly sprinkled with the choicest historical detail." -- D.J. Taylor * Author of Bright Young People * "What a delight to escape into the world of the irrepressible Poppy Denby in this cleverly-plotted debut." -- Ruth Downie * Author of the Medicus series * "An intriguing mystery, fizzing with energy." -- C.F. Dunn * Author of Mortal Fire *