50 WORD BIO FOR CATHY ACE:
Cathy writes the Cait Morgan Mysteries and the WISE Enquiries Agency Mysteries. Welsh by birth and upbringing, she lives in Canada. Shortlisted for the Bony Blithe Award three times in four years, winning in 2015, she was also shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story in 2017.
98 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, Diamond Hand, Garnet Face, an Emerald Thumb, Platinum Hair and Ruby Lips during her globetrotting. Ace’s WISE Enquiries Agency series features four softly-boiled female PIs who solve quintessentially British cases from their stately home-based office in rural Wales, where Cathy was born and raised. Shortlisted for the Bony Blithe Award for Best Light Mystery by a Canadian three times in four years, winning in 2015, she was also shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story in 2017.
198 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 for both business and 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 has been shortlisted for the Bony Blithe Award three times in four years, winning in 2015; she was also shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story in 2017.