Anthea Mary Fraser announced at the age of five that she wanted to be an author. However, despite having been a prolific writer in school, she did not become a professional writer until after her two daughters were born.
Her first professional publications were short stories.
She has created two mystery novel series, the first featuring 'Detective Chief Inspector David Webb' with the Shillingham police. There are 16 novels in this series, the last twelve of which bear titles based on the lyrics to the traditional English folk song Green Grow the Rushes, O.
The second series features 'Rona Parish', a biographer and freelance journalist.
She has also published five novels under the pen name 'Vanessa Graham.
Peter: Do unseen forces hold a special interest for you?
feasible. Her successes in solving cold cases occasionally caused resentment by the police, unlike the Murder She Wrote formula, where they would gratefully exclaim, ‘How lucky you happened to be there, Miss Fletcher!’