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Chapter 1 Arsenic Sally ; Or the Curious Case of the Eastwood Poisoner


Hello again readers, I have posted the first chapter of my second and latest book in  this blog. Please feel free to read if yo wish and make any comments. The book is another deeply researched true crime novel set … Continue reading

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Arsenic Sally is Go! One Day to Launch!


Hello again readers Just one more day and my second and latest book will be one sale on Easter Sunday  on Amazon in e-book format for £2.01. Why the odd penny? That is because Amazon set the lowest prices for … Continue reading

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Arsenic Sally is Go! Two days to launch! Cover Reveal and more details


Hello again readers,more details now about my new and second book Arsenic Sally. You should also get a first look at the first cover design, I am in the process of adjusting it slightly so its a work in progress…. … Continue reading

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Arsenic Sally is Go! Four Days to Launch. The Coroners Inquest


Hello Readers Just four more days and my second book should be available on  Amazon. Here as promised is Part 2 of how the book was created. The opening chapters of the book  deal with a very long and difficult … Continue reading

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Arsenic Sally is Go! 5 Days to Launch! How Book 2 Began….


Hello again  Readers It has been a long  time since my last blog but I have been very busy these past few months. I have used the long cold and dark days of  winter to research and write my second … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 6 the Inquisition Resumes Part 2 ( First Draft)


The next witness to be called was John Bamford. After being sworn in he explained how he knew Saville as he was also employed as a Framework Knitter and lodged with the Suttons. “I have known him since last New … Continue reading

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Sally Arsenic


Hello again readers. I recently posted a blog about ballad sellers and death hunters, who made their living by selling printed accounts of the life, crimes, trial and execution of murderers . I promised a follow-up blog. Here it is! … Continue reading

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