Christine Trent

About me

Christine is the author of the LADY OF ASHES historical mystery series, featuring Violet Harper, a Victorian undertaker, as well as several other historical novels. She has one perfect husband, five naughty cats, a ridiculous number of fountain pens, and shelves groaning with a countless number of dolls.

From my website

Podcast Episode 3: Madame Tussaud and her Chamber of Horrors

Welcome to the 3rd episode of The Queen is Not Amused. In this episode, we briefly explore the life of Marie Grosholtz, who would one day become the famous Madame Tussaud. Born fatherless, Marie’s story might have ended up a brief tale of poverty and death. Instead, she was able…

The Plot Thickens

I am frequently asked, “How do you come up with the ideas for your books?” The short answer is, “I work with a great team.” But here’s the longer answer: I always start with some germ of an idea. For the LADY OF ASHES books, I might decide the book…

Podcast Episode 2: The Necropolis Train

Welcome to the 2nd episode of The Queen is not Amused. Those weird and wonderful Victorians hit upon an exceptionally genius method of taking care of their dead, after suffering from decades of overcrowded graveyards, decaying bodies contaminating the water, and the hazards of digging inside cemeteries with unmarked graves…

 
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