Jill McGown (9 August 1947 in Campbeltown, Scotland – 6 April 2007 in Kettering, Northamptonshire) was a British writer of mystery novels. She was best known for her mystery series featuring Inspector Lloyd and Judy Hill, one of which (A Shred of Evidence) was made into a television drama in 2001 starring Philip Glenister and Michelle Collins. McGown wrote her first mystery novel after being laid off from the British Steel Corporation in 1980. She is sometimes credited as Elizabeth Chaplin.
Lloyd & Hill
- A Perfect Match (1983)
- Redemption (aka Murder At the Old Vicarage) (1988)
- Death of a Dancer (aka Gone to Her Death) (1989)
- The Murders of Mrs Austin And Mrs Beale (1991)
- The Other Woman (1992)
- Murder... Now And Then (1993)
- A Shred of Evidence (1995)
- Verdict Unsafe (1997)
- Picture of Innocence (1998)
- Plots And Errors (1999)
- Scene of Crime (2001)
- Births, Deaths and Marriages (aka Death in the Family) (2002)
- Unlucky for Some (2004
- Record of Sin (1985)
- An Evil Hour (1986)
- The Stalking Horse (1987)
- Murder Movie (1988)
- Hostage to Fortune (1992) (writing as Elizabeth Chaplin)
- Jill McGown on IMDb
- Jill McGown's website
- Obituary: Adrian, Jack (27 April 2007). "Jill McGown: Author of intelligent whodunits". The Independent. p. 47. Archived from the original on 18 May 2007. Retrieved 27 April 2007.
- Obituary: McDermid, Val (26 May 2007). "Jill McGown: Critically acclaimed crime fiction writer". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- Obituary: "Jill McGown". The Telegraph. 10 May 2007. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
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