Born in Northern Ireland, Jacqui has settled in Cardiff with her husband, a cat with OCD and a bad-tempered tortoise called Speedy.

Her grown up children live close by and attempt to keep her in check – with varying degrees of success.

A former teacher with a passion for oral storytelling, she has also written books for teachers and published collections of short fiction in anthologies and on line.

Jacqui joins Diamond Crime with a classic police procedural, “The Nesting Place”, introducing South Wales detective, D.I. Mandy Wilde.

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