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Wrote [Hostage to Fortune] (1992) under the pseudonym Elizabeth Chaplin

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Jill McGown was born in Campbeltown, on the Mull of Kintyre, Scotland, the daughter of a fisherman and a secretary. When she was 10 years old, she moved with her family to England. She attended Kettering Technical College and worked as a secretary and administrative assistant for several British companies, including British Steel. In 1980, she decided to try writing fiction and became a mystery novelist. She was best known for her series of 13 novels featuring Chief Inspector Lloyd and Sergeant Judy Hill, one of which, A Shred of Evidence (1995), was adapted into a television film by Carlton TV in 2001.
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Wrote [Hostage to Fortune] (1992) under the pseudonym Elizabeth Chaplin

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