According to her bio, Vivian Shaw wears 'way too many earrings, likes edged weapons and expensive ink'. She is the author of the Greta Helsing Trilogy comprising of Strange Practice, Dreadful Company and Grave Importance.
My sister and I have never had the best history of recommending books to each other. I probably shouldn't be telling you considering this is a book review blog. hahahaha. I recommended to her a set of gentle, crime novels.