Moody, whose new sleuth Cassandra Swann is an expert bridge player, started her career with Penny Black, featuring Penny Wanawake. She is 6ft, beautiful and black, and the daughter of Dr. Benjamin Wanawake, UN Ambassador from Senangaland.
Moody's novels are characterised by a light, entertaining tone and clever plots. Moody has also written five non-series suspense novels, the latest of which is Falling Angel. This concerns a woman who suffered abuse in childhood. When her sister is murdered, she is forced to take on her niece, and search for the killer.
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