Christie Newport

Christie is a mixed-race writer living in Northumberland. Since developing a rare illness as a child, Christie found reading and creating stories to be an escape. In recent years Christie has taken her writing seriously, honing her skills through courses and various brilliant opportunities. Writing crime and psychological thrillers set in her home city is her passion.

Christie is the recipient of the inaugural Joffe Books Prize for Crime Writers of Colour with her debut police procedural series about Detective Beth Fellows, and is currently working on her first standalone thriller.

Books

Branded

Christie Newport

Branded is the first in a new Preston-set crime series which follows DCI Beth Fellows as she investigates a spate of murders by a killer who leaves a unique mark on the victims. Beth is a gay, mixed-race officer struggling to separate her professional and personal lives and will garner a growing fanbase for many more books to come.

Winner of the inaugural Joffe Books Prize for Crime Writers of Colour. Published in autumn 2022.