Win a copy of Kate Medina’s FIRE DAMAGE

To win a free hardback copy of Kate Medina’s new crime novel ‘Fire Damage’ featuring psychologist Dr Jessie Flynn, called ‘an excellent start to a new series’ in Sunday¬†Express ‘S’ Magazine, please visit:...
The Hell of Historical Research

The Hell of Historical Research

Call it the Hilary Mantel effect or the CJ Sansom effect, but so much fiction is set in the past these days. But how do you find a balance between re-creating the past and telling the story? Are you recreating a world or inventing a world? And should you do it at all?...
RIVER OF SOULS

RIVER OF SOULS

The idea came, like many good things, from a trip to the pub. My sister and I had taken a slow autumn walk by the Thames. We ambled east through Southwark and Wapping, arriving at the Prospect of Whitby for a late lunch. A sign above the bar explained that the...