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Karen Lee Street
KAREN LEE STREET is a British/ American dual national, a long-time Londoner currently living in Australia.
Her historical mystery trilogy pairs master of the macabre Edgar Allan Poe with ur-detective C. Auguste Dupin. In Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster (2016), set in London 1840, Dupin helps Poe unravel a family mystery linked to the historical late eighteenth century villain the London Monster. Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru (2018) takes place against a backdrop of the Nativist riots in Philadelphia 1844 and involves ornithomancy, a determined female taxidermist from Hackney and the legendary jewel of Peru. Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead (2019) is a mystery of alchemy, mesmerism and magic in which the sleuthing duo pursue a criminal with seemingly infernal powers above and below Paris in 1849.
Karen has extensive experience in screenwriting training and as a script development executive in the European film industry. She was awarded a PhD in Writing from the University of South Wales and her other publications include a number of commissioned screenplays, Writing & Selling Crime Film Screenplays, and Tattoos and Motorcycles, a collection of interconnected short stories that centre on a crime.
Books by Karen Lee Street
Writing and Selling: Crime Film Screenplays (Creative Essentials)
Tattoos and Motorcycles
Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru (pbk)
Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead (pb)
Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead (hardback)
Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru (hardback)
Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster (hardback)
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