A year ago, Eva Wylie was the biggest, meanest, ugliest female wrestler to disgrace the ring. Her name was on posters. People recognized her on the street. But having been barred from the ring, she's back at the bottom, reduced to guarding rich people's cars and dreaming of yesterday's triumphs.
Liza Cody, one of Britain's most inventive contemporary writers, grew up in London. She studied painting at the City and Guilds of London Art School and the Royal Academy School. She has worked as a painter, furniture-maker, photographer and graphic designer. Her first novel, Dupe, won the John Creasey Prize for Crime Fiction. In 1992 she won the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award for Bucket Nut which introduced Eva Wylie, the heroine of Monkey Wrench and the latest novel of the trilogy, Musclebound. She lives in Somerset.