Kate Ellis was born and raised in Liverpool, and she went to Manchester to study acting. She worked in teaching, marketing, and accounting before winning the North West Playwrights competition and becoming a published playwright. She has always been attracted by crime and mystery stories, as well as medieval history and archaeology, which she likes to weave into her books. She lives with her husband, two sons, and an overweight cat named Vivaldi in North Cheshire, England.
- The Merchant's House: The Wesley Peterson Series, Book 1 (The Wesley Peterson Murder Mysteries)
- The Shining Skull: Number 11 In Series (Wesley Peterson)
- Say It Plain: A Century Of Great African American Speeches [With 2 Cd]
- An Unhallowed Grave: A Wesley Peterson Murder Mystery (The Wesley Peterson Murder Mysteries)
- The Stone Chamber