Malcolm Noble

DSCN1597 Malcolm Noble has written for The Genealogist Magazine (Society of Genealogists) and the Journal of Genealogy and Family History. His privately published history, The Horsepools: Four Brothers and Cricket in Bingham, relates a sporting chapter (1800-32) in his family’s past. ‘Plague in Bleasby’ and ‘Haverhill Family’ consider his family’s history in Nottinghamshire and Suffolk and reflect a lifetime interest in genealogy.  His monthly podcast ‘The Talk Genealogy Podcast’ for Genealogists with Too Much Time on Their Hands has been recommended by Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine and has been featured on BBC radio.

Noble is an experienced crime writer with more than a dozen titles to his list. He has repeatedly been in the top 12% of authors borrowed from UK libraries. In 2013 readers of the Historical Novels Society included him in their forty favourite authors. In the past, he has been nominated for the Dagger in the Library Award. A series of his radio detective drama has been produced on fm radio. For more information, visit


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