Top crime author Priscilla Masters, had signed six titles with Telos Moonrise in her Joanna Piercy Mystery Series. The first two novels WINDING UP THE SERPENT and CATCH THE FALLEN SPARROW will shortly be available in Paperback and Kindle and Nook formats.
Priscilla Masters was born in 1952 in Halifax, Yorkshire and adopted at six weeks old by an orthopaedic surgeon and his Classics graduate wife – number three of seven multi-racial adopted children! She moved to Birmingham at the age of 16, and qualified as a registered nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 1973.
A lifelong fan of crime novels, she began writing in the mid 1980s in response to a challenge made by an aunt asking her what she intended doing with the rest of her life. She borrowed a typewriter the next day. In 1994 the first of her DI Joanna Piercy novels, Winding up the Serpent, was published by Pan Macmillan. She has now written 11 Joanna Piercy novels in total and is currently working on the twelfth. She has also written five novels set in Shropshire featuring Shrewsbury Coroner Martha Gunn, and a number of medical stand-alones dealing with such issues as the blurred line between sanity and insanity, the arrogance of a surgeon and the difficulties face by a female GP.
She is married to a doctor, now retired and running a successful antiques business in Leek, Staffordshire, which is where her Joanna Piercy novels are set. They have two sons and two grandsons.
WINDING UP THE SERPENT http://www.telos.co.uk/product/winding-up-the-serpent/
CATCH THE FALLEN SPARROW http://www.telos.co.uk/product/catch-the-fallen-sparrow-joanna-piercy-2/