Martin Lee


M J Lee is a writer of historical crime novels featuring the genealogical investigator Jayne Sinclair. In a previous life he was the Creative Director of a large advertising agency working on a wide portfolio of international clients.



Historical crime

Publications & Performance History

The Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Crime Mysteries. The Inspector Danilov series set in 1930s Shanghai.

Workshop & Reading Experience

Used to presenting at international conferences and workshops in career as an Advertising Creative Director.


Michael Bhaskar - Canelo Clio Cornish - HQ/HarperCollins

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Area prepared to travel

NW and Northern England

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