Linda Stratmann

About me

Author of historical crime fiction set in London’s Bayswater, featuring Victorian lady sleuth Frances Doughty, also true crime and biography with a special interest in the nineteenth century.

From my website

The Royal Ghost

A Mina Scarletti Mystery BRIGHTON 1871:A book by two respectable spinsters claiming to have seen the ghost of the Prince Regent in Brighton Pavilion shocks the town and attracts the attention of spiritualist Arthur Wallace Hope. Young Mina Scarletti, a writer of horror stories and investigator of psychic phenomena, suspects…

A True and Faithful Brother

London 1882: When a wealthy philanthropist disappears from a locked and guarded room, Frances Doughty is reluctantly drawn into a case that tears the veil of mystery from her own past. Can London’s very own Lady Detective solve this sinister new case before a murderer catches up with her and…

Linda Stratmann: A brief biography

I was born in the City of Leicester. My parents were in the tailoring trade, and belonged to the Orthodox Jewish community. They wanted me to be educated, have a career, and marry a nice Jewish doctor. I managed two out of the three. All four of my grandparents had…

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