Bridget Walsh

xx Bridget Walsh was born in London to Irish immigrant parents. Bridget’s debut novel, The Tumbling Girl, was written on the MA Creative Writing Crime Fiction course at UEA and won the UEA Little, Brown Award for Crime Fiction in 2019. Before this, she was an English teacher for 23 years, before leaving the profession to pursue her writing.

Praise for The Tumbling Girl

“Smart, funny and expertly plotted, The Tumbling Girl cartwheels off the page… A cracking start to a charismatic and distinctive series.”

– Emma Styles

‘A sparkling novel and a complete delight to read. The characters and world are wild, vivid and enchanting. A wry, warm and proper rib-tickling slice of dirty Victorian gothic.”

– Julia Crouch

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