Agent : Euan Thorneycroft
Kate Ellis is the creator of the Wesley Peterson series of murder mysteries, in which a contemporary crime parallels an archaeological mystery. She has also written four novels in the Joe Plantagenet series. She was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She has worked in teaching, marketing and accountancy and first enjoyed literary success as a winner of the North West Playwrights' competition. Keenly interested in medieval history and 'armchair' archaeology, Kate lives in north Cheshire with her engineer husband, Roger, and their two sons. In 2003 she was nominated for the CWA Short Story Dagger for her story, Les Inconnus.