The Tumbling Girl is the debut novel by UEA alumna Bridget Walsh and is published this week by Gallic Books. Bridget was an English teacher for 23 years, before enrolling on the MA in Crime Fiction at UEA in 2017. Her dissertation won the UEA Little, Brown Award. The Tumbling Girl is the first in the Variety Palace Mystery series, set in Victorian England and featuring the detecting skills of Minnie Ward and Albert Easterbrook. The second in the series, The Innocents, will be published by Gallic in March 2024.