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L C Tyler

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L C (Len) Tyler is a British writer of comic crime fiction. His Elsie and Ethelred mysteries feature Ethelred Tressider, a crime writer, and Elsie Thirkettle, his literary agent. L. C. Tyler was raised in Essex and read geography at Jesus College, Oxford University before going on to study systems analysis at City University in London. He worked for the British Council in Malaysia, Sudan, Thailand and Denmark, before becoming Chief Executive of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, then a full-time writer. His Ethelred and Elsie series has twice been nominated for an Edgar Award in the US. The Herring in the Library and Crooked Herring both won the Goldsboro Last Laugh Award at Bristol Crimefest. He has published a number of short stories in magazines and anthologies, including the CWA’s Guilty Consciences. His latest crime series is set in the seventeenth century and features the lawyer, John Grey.

L C Tyler is a former Chair of the Crime Writers Association.

 

Daggers

Short story - The Trials of Margaret (2017)

Other Awards

The Last Laugh Award – The Herring in the Library (2010)

The Last Laugh Award – Crooked Herring (2014)

The Ian St James Awards – Richard Remembered (1993)

Books by L C Tyler

  • The Herring Seller's Apprentice

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  • Crooked Herring CWA Author L C Tyler Ten Little Herrings

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  • The Herring in the Library

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  • Herring on the Nile

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  • Crooked Herring

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  • Cat Among the Herrings

    Amazon

  • Herring in the Smoke

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  • The Maltese Herring

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  • Ten Little Herrings A Cruel Necessity

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  • A Masterpiece of Corruption

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  • The Plague Road

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  • Fire

    Amazon

  • The Bleak Midwinter

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  • Death of a Shipbuilder

    Amazon

  • A Very Persistent Illusion A Very Persistent Illusion

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