A Most Malicious Messenger is the new novel from UEA alumna Katherine Black and was published by Bloodhound Books in January. Katherine graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) in 2021. Born and raised in Texas, she has spent most of her life in England and has a background in Art History. She came third in the 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize Novel Category, and was previously longlisted for the Crime Writers Association’s Debut Dagger award. A Most Malicious Messenger is the second book in her ‘The Most Unusual Mysteries’ series and is a follow-up to her first novel A Most Unusual Demise, published by Bloodhound Books in 2023.