Liza Cody is the award-winning author of many novels and short stories. Of Backhand, shortlisted for the Edgar, Publishers Weekly wrote ‘ with restrained prose, cracking dialogue and perfectly tuned narrative, Anna Lee joins the ranks of V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone and Cordelia Gray’. Bucket Nut introduced Eve Wylie the wrestler and won the Silver Dagger selling in seven territories. The Anna Lee series introduced the professional female private detective to British mystery fiction and became a television series starring Imogen Stubbs.