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Welcome to my Official Website

Whether you’ve been a fan of my books and dramas for years, or are just discovering my work for the first time, this site will provide you with the most up-to-date information about my life in crime. It’s always great to hear from you, so stay in touch either through this site, or follow me on Facebook or Twitter. Thank you for dropping by.

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Recent News

Upcoming Events

Manchester TENNISON charity event!

I’ll be in Manchester on Friday 2nd October hosting The Variety Vixens Ladies Lunch – I’m donating a signed first edition of my new novel TENNISON to everyone who buys a ticket, you’ll also get a fabulous lunch and I promise it will be a laugh! – Call 0161 236 0500 or – Variety is a terrific charity that I am very proud to support – Lynda x



Before Prime Suspect There Was Tennison

On this Day…

I am Reading…

A Third Face – My Tale of Writing, Fighting and Filmmaking

by Samuel Fuller

I am Watching…


French detective series – Brilliant!

My Life in Seven Words

“Don’t believe it can’t happen to you.”


Book covers

Over 30 of my books are currently in print. Read all about the novels and series in the main books section.

TV and DVD

DVD covers

There have been several award-winning adaptations of my books for television and major, specially commissioned series. Read more in the TV & DVD section.

Recent Tweets

  • Tweet Avatar Dearest Cilla, I shall always remember your wonderful generous spirit & infectious laugh - so talented & admired, we'll miss you - RIP - Lx
    6 hours ago
  • Tweet Avatar The song lyrics I've used in TENNISON helped me as a writer create the atmosphere of the 70s, I've has such fun with the music #amwriting
    13 hours ago
  • Tweet Avatar @Millardy73 yes I'm writing a six part series for ITV for next year
    1 day ago
  • Tweet Avatar I've been writing some Facebook & website posts, each one about the different characters in TENNISON, I'll post them before pub date 24/9
    1 day ago
  • Tweet Avatar @mcmenemy_lynsey you'll find out! Do let me know what you think and thank you for your support, greatly appreciated.
    3 days ago

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