|Derry O’Dowd is the father-daughter team of Michael and Katy O’Dowd. Michael is an obstetrician gynaecologist, author of The History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (with Elliot E. Philipp), and The History of Medications for Women: Materia Medica Woman. Katy spent years working as an arts and entertainment journalist before moving into copywriting, and onto fiction. She is the author of steampunk books The Lady Astronomer and Memento Mori.
The first in The Scarlet Ribbon historical fiction series by Derry O’Dowd is available from all good bookshops