BIO

50 WORD BIO FOR CATHY ACE:

Welsh born, now Canadian, Cathy Ace is the author of the Cait Morgan Mysteries and the WISE Enquiries Agency Mysteries. Winner of the 2015 Bony Blithe Award, she was a finalist again in 2017, the same year she was a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story.

 

100 WORD BIO FOR CATHY ACE:

Cathy Ace's criminal psychologist, overindulgent-foodie sleuth, Cait Morgan, has stumbled upon Corpses with a Silver Tongue, Golden Nose, an Emerald Thumb, Platinum Hair, Sapphire Eyes, a Diamond Hand, a Garnet Face and Ruby Lips during her globetrotting. Ace’s WISE Enquiries Agency series features four softly-boiled PIs (one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish, one English) who solve quintessentially British cases from their stately home-based office in rural Wales.  Ace won the 2015 Bony Blithe Award for Best Canadian Light Mystery, was shortlisted again in 2017 - when she was also a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story.

 

200 WORD BIO FOR CATHY ACE

Cathy Ace was born and raised in Swansea, South Wales, and migrated to Canada in 2000. Having traveled the world on business and for pleasure for many years, Cathy put her knowledge of the cultures, history, art and food she encountered to good use in The Cait Morgan Mysteries - a series of traditional closed-circle murder mysteries featuring globetrotting professor of criminal psychology (and foodie) sleuth, Cait Morgan. Ace’s other series is set in her native Wales: The WISE Enquiries Agency Mysteries feature four female professional investigators (one Is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English). They tackle quirky  - and quintessentially British – cases from their base at a Welsh stately home, the ancient seat of the Dukes of Chellingworth, set in the rolling countryside of the Wye Valley, near the picturesque village of Anwen-by-Wye. Cathy now lives in British Columbia, where her ever-supportive husband and chocolate Labrador ensure she’s able to work full-time as an author, and enjoy her other passion – gardening. Bestselling author Ace won the 2015 Bony Blithe Award for Best Canadian Light Mystery, and was shortlisted again in 2017 - when she was also a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story.