L C Tyler

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L C (Len) Tyler is a British writer of comic crime fiction. His Elsie and Ethelred mysteries feature Ethelred Tressider, a crime writer, and Elsie Thirkettle, his literary agent.

Biography[edit]

L. C. Tyler was raised in Essex and studied geography at Jesus College, Oxford University (matriculating in 1971), before going on to study systems analysis at City University in London.[1][2] He worked for the British Council in Malaysia, Sudan, Thailand and Denmark, before becoming Chief Executive of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, then a full-time writer.[2] Tyler's 2007 novel The Herring Seller's Apprentice was nominated for an Edgar Award for "Best Paperback Original".[3]

Bibliography[edit]

The Elsie and Ethelred mysteries[edit]

  • The Herring Seller's Apprentice (2007)
  • Ten Little Herrings (2009)
  • The Herring in the Library (August 2010)
  • The Herring on the Nile (July 2011)

Other novels[edit]

  • A Very Persistent Illusion (2009)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Print" (pdf). Jesus College Newsletter (Jesus College, Oxford) (11): p. 31. Trinity Term 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "LC Tyler". Luton Arts Festival. 13 May 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "More Edgar Award nominees". Salisbury Post. 21 January 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Tyler, LC (24 Feb 2009). "Copenhagen: My kind of town". The Daily Telegraph (London). Retrieved 10 August 2010. 

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