Mrs. Fiona Mountain

Fiona Mountain worked for the BBC for nine years and now runs a public relations company. Her first novel, Isabella, published in 1999, is the only first novel to have been shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award. Isabella is a fascinating retelling of the story of the mutiny on the Bounty from the point of view of the forbidden lovers.

Pale as the Dead, her second novel, is the start of a highly original new mystery series starring ancestor detective Natasha Blake. The next Natasha Blake mystery is coming soon from Thomas Dunne Books.

Fiona Mountain lives in the Cotswolds, is married to composer Tim Mountain, and has three sons. Please visit her intriguing Web site at to learn more about Lizzie Siddal and Natasha Blake.

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Pale as the Dead
Natasha Blake Ancestor Detective Mysteries
Fiona Mountain
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

This is the first stunning installment of a riveting new mystery series that uncovers the secrets of the dead. Pale as the Dead deals with the mysterious death...

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