Charlie Cochrane

Biography

Charlie Cochrane writes gay fiction, predominantly historical romances/mysteries, but with an increasing number of forays into the modern day. She's even been known to write about gay werewolves — highly respectable ones.

Her ideal day would be a morning walking along a beach, an afternoon spent watching rugby, and a church service in the evening, with her husband and daughters tagging along, naturally. She loves reading, theatre, good food and watching sport.

Charlie was named Author of the Year 2009 by the review site Speak Its Name.

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Books

Jury of One
Series: Lindenshaw Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Inspector Robin Bright is enjoying a quiet Saturday with his lover, Adam Matthews, when murder strikes in nearby Abbotston, and he’s called in to investigate. He hopes for a quick resolution, but as the case builds, he’s drawn into a tangled web of crimes, new and old, that threatens to ensnare him and destroy his fledgling relationship.
Lessons for Sleeping Dogs
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
When amateur sleuth Jonty Stewart comes home with a new case to investigate, his partner Orlando Coppersmith always feels his day has been made. Although, can there be anything to solve in the apparent mercy killing of a disabled man by a doctor who then kills himself, especially when everything takes place in a locked room?
Lessons for Idle Tongues
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is convinced she was murdered. The trouble is, nobody else agrees.
Lessons for Suspicious Minds
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In the innocent pre-war days, an invitation to stay at the stately country home of a family friend means a new case for amateur sleuths Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith. In fact, with two apparently unrelated suicides to investigate there, a double chase is on.
Lessons for Survivors
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Orlando Coppersmith should be happy. WWI is almost a year in the past, he’s back at St. Bride’s College, Jonty Stewart is at his side again, and he’s about to be made Forster Professor of Applied Mathematics. And although they have little time for an investigation, they can’t resist a suspected murder case that must be solved in a month so a clergyman can claim his rightful inheritance.
The Best Corpse for the Job
Series: Lindenshaw Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Schoolteacher Adam Matthews just wants to help select a new headteacher and go home. The governors at Lindenshaw St Crispin’s have already failed miserably at finding the right candidate, so it’s make or break this second time round. But when one of the applicants is found strangled in the school, what should have been a straightforward decision turns tempestuous in their small English village.
Home Fires Burning
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Two stories, two couples, two eras, timeless emotions. In "This Ground Which Was Secured At Great Expense," it is 1914 and the Great War is underway. In "The Case of the Overprotective Ass," stars of the silver screen Alasdair Hamilton and Toby Bowe are wowing the post WWII audiences with their depictions of Holmes and Watson. They are asked by a friend to investigate a mysterious disappearance.

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