Murder By The Book – Claire Harman

This is an account of a murder that happened in 1840, that caused massive uproar at the time, and brought into sharp focus the effects of the “Newgate novels” onto society, an argument that still has parallels in today’s world (e.g. the effect of video games).

Author Interview – Shaun Baines

My eighth Author interview is with Shaun Baines, who wrote Woodcutter, a dark thriller set on the hard streets of Newcastle, England. Shaun writes to prepare for the time when his knees give out, and he can't tend his market garden (hopefully years into the future!). His writing space is "floating", and he is led … Continue reading Author Interview – Shaun Baines