Josephine Tey (b. Elizabeth MacKintosh, 25 July 1896, Inverness, Scotland–d. 13 February 1952, London, England) was a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. She also wrote as Gordon Daviot. She attended Anstey Physical Training College and taught physical training before writing. Her first published work was in The Westminster Gazette in 1925, under the name Gordon Daviot. Her best-known books were written under the name of Josephine Tey, which was the name of her great-great grandmother.