“Beguiling and very funny… a real joy to read.’

Publishing News

‘A sharp eye for detail and a refreshingly black comic streak’

Literary Review

‘A hilarious, timely book’

The Sunday Times

‘A heady mix of sex and satire, Daisy Waugh’s brilliant book is an utterly compulsive read.’


 ‘It’s intelligent, inventive and deliciously entertaining’


‘Refreshingly sharp and witty social satire… the author’s astute observations are fleshed by plenty of insider know-how’

Daily Mail

‘Funny, cynical, and genuinely knowing about media London… the most superbly reactionary fable’

Evening Standard

‘Wicked modern satire’

Daily Express

'Fun and fruity’

Star Magazine

‘A witty romp full of joie-de-vivre’


‘Sparkling fun.’


‘Full of laugh-out-loud funny bits.’


Introducing E.V. Harte

E.V. Harte travels without much baggage, and I hope it shows in the lightness and good humour of her writing. 

This is she. Or I. Or both. Drawn by her/my daughter, Panda La Terriere, who knows us both so well.

E.V. Harte

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The Tarot Detective Series 

A series of comic, London-based mysteries centering on the adventures of Dolly Greene, a late-forty-something divorced mother,  professional Tarot reader and incidental sleuth.

Also in the series and out now: The Case of The Fool


The Case of The Fool


The Tarot talks . . . but is anyone listening?


Returning from a holiday in St Lucia, Dolly Greene learns that squatters have taken over No.7 Tinderbox Lane, and a mysterious Brazilian woman has moved into No.3. She also finds a surly Russian girl, Marina, outside her door, insisting on a reading. Marina’s cards reveal conflict, misery and death and Dolly knows she should feel concerned. But the girl is so disagreeable she's only too relieved when the reading finally comes to an end.

She would have preferred to forget about the Russian beauty's malign reading . . .but Marina's cards come back to disturb Dolly and all those around her, until Death once again leaves his calling card on Tinderbox Lane.


The Case of the Fool

The Prime of Ms Dolly Greene


The Tarot talks . . . but is anyone listening?

In South West London, just a short stroll from the Thames, lies quiet Tinderbox Lane, home to Tarot reader, Dolly Greene and her 21-year-old daughter, Pippa.

When the body of a battered woman is washed up by Chiswick Bridge, Dolly is haunted by the belief that it belongs to one of her clients. . . but can she be sure?  And will Sergeant Raff Williams, the officer assigned to investigate the murder, think Dolly's hunch insane? 

'It's a pleasure to be in the company of Ms Dolly Greene. She's smart, warm-hearted and a touch psychic - perfect qualities for a sleuth.'  - Frances Brody

'This book is a must read for any Tarot enthusiast or indeed, any whodunnit fan.Avril Price, Tarot Consultant and Senior Tutor, College of Psychic Studies, London.

The Prime of Ms Dolly Greene

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