Elizabeth J. Duncan is the author of the Penny Brannigan mystery series et in North Wales. Penny, a Canadian expat has no troubles answering the door when murder comes knocking. Elizabeth has won awards for The Cold Light of Mourning, and A Small Hill to Die On.
After graduating from Carleton University, Ottawa, with a BA in English, Elizabeth J. Duncan worked as a writer and editor for some of Canada’s largest newspapers, including the Ottawa Citizen and Hamilton Spectator. She lived and worked in London, England for five years as a freelance writer and broadcaster.
Since 1995 she has worked in communications, and now teaches writing and communication planning part-time in the Public Relations programs at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Toronto. She has won several international awards for business writing.
The Cold Light of Mourning, which won the William F. Deeck- Malice Domestic 2006 Grant for Unpublished Writers and the 2008 St. Martin’s/Malice Domestic Award for best first traditional mystery, is her first work of fiction.
Elizabeth lives in Toronto and enjoys spending time each year in North Wales.