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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 5 The First Great Train Robbery – PART 2


Hello again Readers,herewith episode 5 of a  planned 8 about Railway Crime 1830-1899.. In my previous blog I wrote about the background to the planning of an audacious robbery of gold bullion in 1855. This blog will complete the story. … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 4 The First Great Train Robbery – PART 1


Hello again Readers In my previous blog I detailed the early days of robberies on the railway. The first event on an Irish railway netted £400. This was just the beginning and soon the numbers of robberies and amounts of … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 3 – Robbery on the Railways 1830-1899


The first recorded robbery on the railways took place in Ireland between Dublin and Kingstown in August 1842. Details were printed in Freemans Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser of Friday August 19 1842 under a heading of “Extensive Railway Robbery” … Continue reading

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A year in the Life of an Indie Writer


Hello again Readers Exactly one year ago today I uploaded my first book to the Kindle Book Store on Amazon. Launched on a wing  and a prayer, it was the realisation of a dream. I sent no drafts away  to … 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! Three Days to Launch


Hello again Readers As promised here is the third instalment about my new and  second true crime book. Two people have  been sent to trial at the twice yearly assizes,one man and one woman. The rumour is that the man … 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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