Mmw_france2iles away from the “cosy” confines of preconceived notions of what an English murder-mystery author should be, Minette Walters can be found, glass of wine in hand, explaining the finer details of plumbing in a larder sink…

Web bookmarks for Minette’s research can run the gamut from brain trauma to the anti-war campaign, paedophilia and racist propaganda…

And, along with husband Alec, she’s only too happy to engage in ‘full and frank’ conversations about any topic you care to name, punctuated at regular intervals by her infectious laugh…

Follow the links below to learn more about Minette and her writing:

Biography: The events that shaped Minette’s life and career
Photo gallery: A peek inside Minette’s personal photo album
Factsheet: Minette’s personal CV and publication history
Awards: Critical acclaim for Minette’s writing
Charitable work: Organizations and causes Minette supports
Q & A with Minette: Readers’ frequently asked questions
Interview with Anne Cattrell: Minette talks about her life