As a young man, Malcolm Noble served in the Portsmouth Police, a chapter in his life that provides some background to his crime fiction. Three of his books are Historical Mysteries set in the 1920′s, 30′s and 40′s. (Other novels follow the characters in a south coast seaport through the 1960s.) His latest book is the first in a spin-off sequence.PEGGY PINCH, POLICEMAN’S WIFE is set in the week of the UK’s General Strike, 1926.
Malcolm Noble lives in Market Harborough where he and his wife run a secondhand