Welcome to Wordster!

My name’s Liz Hedgecock and I write books. Mysteries, mostly. I started out writing very short stories – flash fiction, usually under 500 words. The stories started to grow longer. And then the murders began…

I’ve written a few books now featuring a certain Sherlock Holmes (although he isn’t always quite the Sherlock Holmes that Dr Watson presents), but I’ve also embarked on a contemporary cozy mystery series, Pippa Parker Mysteries, and a Victorian mystery series, Caster & Fleet, co-written with Paula Harmon. If you want to know more about my books, click here.

This website is where I keep all manner of bits and pieces. I suspect it’s the equivalent of the kitchen drawer, although I wouldn’t like to say which section corresponds with the ball of green twine…

Where to go next? You can:

Happy browsing!

The photo above was taken by me at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

The header image on my blog page is All Sorts by Sean Hickin, and is shared under Creative Commons license 2.0. The image was cropped to fit the space.


One thought on “Welcome

  1. I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
    And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by;
    And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
    And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.

    I admit a certain fondness for the moody and a joy for the that promise the idea of travel has always given me — but Masefield naming the sea ‘lonely’ suggests he didn’t know much about the seas or the oceans — a song of innocence rather than experience, where mind-forg’d manacles lock tight and marshall the limitations of what imagination was hoped to break away.

    But any blog that sends me on nostalgic journeys into Masefield and Blake — and give my mind sighs of soldiers leaking as blood from the monarchal pours of prince stones is good by me. 🙂


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