Frances di Plino


Frances di Plino is the pseudonym of columnist, editor, non-fiction author and writing tutor, Lorraine Mace. Writing as Frances di Plino gives her the opportunity to allow the dark side of her personality to surface and take control.

As Lorraine Mace, she is a gentler creature, being humour columnist for Writing Magazine and a deputy editor of Words with JAM. She writes fiction for the women’s magazine market, features and photo-features for monthly glossy magazines and is a writing competition judge for Writers’ Forum.

She is a fiction and non-fiction tutor for the Writers Bureau, and is the author of the Writers Bureau course, Marketing Your Book. She is also co-author, with Maureen Vincent-Northam, of The Writer’s ABC Checklist (Accent Press).

Where to find Frances di Plino online


Bad Moon Rising Trailer
Bad Moon Rising is the first in the Detective Inspector Paolo Storey series - this is his first case and it's far from simple!


Call It Pretending
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A series of murders with nothing to connect the victims except the manner of death and a note left at each crime scene. Detective Inspector Paolo Storey has just six weeks to find the killer. Without clues or even a hint of motive, he feels as if he’s tracking a ghost. But the murderer isn’t a ghost.
Someday Never Comes
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
Bad Moon Rising
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
*** SEMI-FINALIST in the KINDLE BOOK REVIEW 2012 competition *** One more soul is safe Brought up believing sex is the devil’s work, a killer only finds release once he has saved his victims’ souls. Abiding by his vision, he marks them as his. A gift to guide his chosen ones on the rightful path to redemption.

Frances di Plino’s tag cloud

abduction    atmospheric    british    child abduction    crime    dark    detective    psycho    psychological    serial killer    series    thriller    trafficking