Lizzie Enfield is a journalist and regular contributor to national newspapers, magazines and radio. She began her career as a reporter and producer for BBC radio and continued to report after going freelance.
She has written five novels (the latest two as Elizabeth) one non-fiction title and had short stories broadcast on Radio Four and published in various magazines and anthologies. She also teaches creative writing and journalism.
When her loathed stepmother dies Abigail is glad to be released from the woman's nagging and bullying, but the will she left casts doubt on Abigail's inheritance. It is not until Lucas returns to the village, and helps to get to the bottom of the complicated situation, that Abigail begins to believe her life might be able to start at last.
A Very Special Christmas will be published by Allison & Busby in October 2021.
Detective Sergeant Washington Poe is in court, fighting eviction from his beloved and isolated croft, when he is summoned to a backstreet brothel in Carlisle where a man has been beaten to death with a baseball bat. Poe is confused - he hunts serial killers and this appears to be a straightforward murder-by-pimp - but his attendance was requested personally, by the kind of people who prefer to remain in the shadows.
As Poe and the socially awkward programmer Tilly Bradshaw delve deeper into the case, they are faced with seemingly unanswerable questions: despite being heavily vetted for a high-profile job, why does nothing in the victim's background check out? Why was a small ornament left at the murder scene - and why did someone on the investigation team steal it? And what is the connection to a flawlessly executed bank heist three years earlier, a heist where nothing was taken...
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