Lynn Hobbs


Age 55, born 15/4/59 making her an Aries with a Diamond birthstone

Gender Female

Race Caucasian

Nationality English

Height 5’8

Size 63.6kg BMI 21 10/12

Health Epileptic

Assets Intelligent, Honest

Flaws Vain, Haughty

Sexuality Straight

Gait Brisk

Hair Short, Blonde

Eyes Blue

Voice No accent but she can’t say her r’s properly

Says Shame on you


Intelligence IQ 125 – High Intelligence

Temperament ENTP making her a Visionary

Happiest when the criminal is caught quickly

Attitudes Can’t stand being lied to

Habits Bites her nails


Family Abby and Penny Hobbs

Friends Georgina Mounsey and Tim Clery

Colleagues Alice Blackmore, Georgina Mounsey, James Maunder, Mark Welham, Oliver Atkinson and Tim Clery

Birthplace Paddington

Childhood Strict parents and is now barely speaking to them since she stopped going to church

Education BSC (Hons) Crime and Criminology – University of Portsmouth

Hobbies Genealogical research

Lifestyle Middle-class

Marital status Single

Religion Ex-Roman Catholic

Profession Detective Chief Inspector

Wealth £51,789 per year

Politics Liberal Democrat


Wants To get back to the 18th century in her family tree research

Hopes That Penny will stop being a rebel

Fears Fire

Memories Of the argument she had with her parents when she stopped believing in God

Resents Having to go to mass every week

Dreams Of early retirement

Humour Physical comedy, Satire, Black comedy


Eats Glazed Ham

Wears Next, White Stuff

Buys Waitrose

Works at Police station

Plays Percussion

Drinks Iced coffee, Champagne

Watches The Musketeers, Top Gear, DC, Pride

Listens to Pride soundtrack, Robbie Williams, Rachel Stevens

Theme song Shame Shame Shame – Shirley and Company (Pride soundtrack)

Reads Shakespeare, Byron, Tennyson



Pedita Graves

Age 69, born on 26/7/45. She is a Leo with a birthstone of a ruby, and her Chinese zodiac is a rooster.
Gender: Female
Race: Caucasian
Nationality: English
Height: 5’4
Size: 59.1kg BMI 22 10/12
Health: High blood pressure and cholesterol
Assets: Powerful and Protective
Flaws: Stubborn and Impatient
Sexuality: Straight
Gait: Brisk
Hair: Silvery blonde
Eyes: Blue
Voice: No accent
Bursts into song if someone says a line from a song she knows

Intelligence: IQ 85 – Average
Temperament: ESFJ Provider
Happiest when helping others
Habits: Closes her eyes before she speaks

Family: Rowan and Fred Graves
Friends: Adam Williams, Alan Masding, Barry Boyd, Georgina Mounsey
Colleagues: Aaron Cauwood, Adam Williams, Alan Masding, Alex Bird, Barry Boyd, Heidi Dixon, Kevin Gray, Lisa Perkins
Birthplace: Chiswick
Childhood: No issues
Education: Left school at 18
Hobbies: Helps out at an animal shelter in her spare time. She is also a member of the WI
Lifestyle: Lower-class
Marital status: Widowed
Religion: None
Profession: Part-time receptionist
Wealth: £15,266 per year
Politics: Labour

Wants: To visit her children
Hopes: To be able to afford a visit to Australia and New Zealand
Fears: That she’s going to die before she gets chance to visit her children
Memories: When the family was whole with her husband and children around her
Resentments: Her children moving so far away
Dreams: Of living by the sea and of going to visit her children in Australia and New Zealand
Humour: Situation comedy

Eats: Chocolate, Macaroni Cheese
Wears: Peacocks
Buys: Tesco
Works at: Doctor’s surgery
Plays: Scrabble, Monopoly
Drinks: Coffee milkshake, Martinis
Watches: Sherlock, Garrow’s Law, The Madness of King George, Maurice
Listens to: Queen, Abba, The Beatles
Theme song: Queen – A Kind of Magic

Reads: Daphne du Maurier, Biographies

Quick Question

I’ve just changed a few of my character profiles and would like to know whether you want me to update the profiles already on here, or should I leave it to be a surprise for when I’m eventually ready to publish?

Charles Rosser

Age: 57
Birthday: 22/12/1962
Star Sign: Capricorn
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Birthstone: Tanzanite
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Nationality: English
Height: 5’11
Size: 65.9Kg
BMI: 20
Health: Early on-set Parkinson’s
Assets: Loyal & Passionate
Flaws: Obsessive & Oversensitive
Gait: Slow little steps known at marche a petits pas, stooped, stiff posture with the head and neck bent forward
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Voice: No accent
Says: Anything to try to get Georgina back, recites a lot of poetry off by heart

Intelligence: IQ 90 – Normal
Temperament: ISTP – Craftsman
Happiest when: Reminiscing with friends
Attitudes: Strong moral code
Habits: Believes in horoscopes

Family: Georgina Mounsey
Friends: Alex Bird, Helena Ventham & Adam Williams
Colleagues: Charlotte Harvey, Edmund Austen, Helena Ventham & John Mercury
Birthplace: Ipswich
Childhood: No issues
Education: Colchester Institute, Professional Chefs VRQ Diploma Level 2
Hobbies: Painting, plays in an amateur jazz band
Lifestyle: Middle-class
Marital status: Separating from Georgina in the series
Religion: None
Profession: Chef
Wealth: £30,000 per year
Politics: Labour

Wants: Georgina to realise that they shouldn’t be separating
Hopes: To get back with Georgina
Fears: That Georgina is going to move on
Memories: Of falling in love with Georgina
Resentments: Georgina’s work for driving a wedge between them
Dreams: Of getting back with Georgina
Humour: Improvisational comedy

Eats: Date-nut bread & waffles
Wears: Marks and Spencer’s & Cotton Traders
Buys: Waitrose
Works at: Restaurant
Plays: Tuba
Drinks: No alcohol & Hot Chocolate
Watches: Marvel
Listens to: P!nk & Jazz

Theme song:

Reads: William Blake & Ann Radcliffe

Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! My Teasers:

Outside the closet, a piece of bloody newspaper is found, and this is never identified as having formed part of any paper in the house. The evidence of the surgeon is exceedingly important as throwing light on many otherwise inexplicable circumstances of the case.–p.188, The Female Detective, by Andrew Forrester

Joshua Mounsey

Joshua is aged 57 at the start of the series, being born on the 30th November 1956. This makes him a Sagittarius.
He is an English Caucasian male with a height of 6′.
Joshua weighs 60kg with a BMI of 17, making him slightly underweight.
He has a history of drug abuse and has a leaning towards anorexia.
He is affectionate and inspirational, however he can be insecure and a bit of a know-it-all.
He is homosexual.
He is always on the move if he doesn’t have anything better to be doing with his time.
His hair is grey and balding, with brown eyes.
Joshua has a slight Scottish accent from his time at University and often refers to song lyrics to make his point.

Joshua has a gifted intelligence of 135 and an ISTJ temperament, making him an Inspector.
He is happiest when showing his new-found family and friends how much he loves them.
He didn’t used to care about anything when he was younger but now he cares deeply about the issues he is passionate about.
Has a habit of stroking his chin when he is thinking.

Family members are Mark Welham, Georgina Mounsey and Charles Rosser.
Friends are Bradley Armstrong and Edmund Austen.
Colleagues include Gary Richmond, Mary Mercury, Mark Welham and Thomas Manning.
Born in Epsom.
Joshua had a troubled childhood, he took drugs from age 13 to age 29, He was neighbour to Mark until he moved age 30 to continue the rehabilitation scheme and to study his degree. Joshua moved back aged 57.
He has a LLM/MSc Criminal Justice & Penal Justice degree from the University of Strathclyde.
Likes to cross-dress on a Friday night.
Lives an upper-middle- class lifestyle.
He is single at the start but by the end of the series he will have a civil marriage with Mark.
No religion.
Joshua is a judge earning £172,758 per year.
Votes Labour.

Wants to settle down with Mark, but in order to do so he hopes that Mark will stop flirting with everyone and realise that Joshua is the right person for him.
He fears that Mark is going to go off with Adam.
Joshua can’t remember much of his teen years because of his drug abuse, and resents his Mum for making him turn to drugs as she didn’t look after him properly.
He dreams of living happily with Mark and a couple of dogs.
Likes satire, surreal humour and dark comedy.

Eats doughnuts and cherries.
Wears Charles Tyrwhitt and Next.
Buys from both Riverford Organic Food and Waitrose.
Works at the Court.
Plays Rugby and Monopoly.
Drinks Cosmopolitans and Squash.
Watches Game of Thrones, Atlantis, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Listens to S Club 7, Britney Spears and Billy Joel, Joshua’s theme song is An Innocent Man by Billy Joel.
He reads George Eliot and Walter Scott.