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Book Trailer: The Reluctant Husband

I tried my hand at making a book trailer and it is my first proper attempt... it's for my novella THE RELUCTANT HUSBAND which I posted about here. Here is the YouTube link... https://youtu.be/YE-s_YLwA7A And here's the Spotify Playlist! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/78DSZzKZAIuBuk2TffgRZi?si=33ca06834bee48d8

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#AmReading: Fictional Murder

It's spooky season, so I'm going to do a few posts on things to read during this time! Off the back of the non-fiction series of murder posts, I'm kicking off with murder at a haunted attraction, and then I've got a guest post to share with a load of recs for body horror books.… Continue reading #AmReading: Fictional Murder

Book Review, nonfiction

Medieval Murder ~ Justice, Law Enforcement and Cross-County Networks

Pen & Sword Books 2020 Chapter 7 Have you ever wondered what a medieval trial was like? Have you ever wondered if the stereotype of the corrupt sheriff was real? If you've ever seen or read historical fiction where someone is framed or is facing a trial where the elites are clearly not going to… Continue reading Medieval Murder ~ Justice, Law Enforcement and Cross-County Networks

Book Review, nonfiction

Medieval Murder ~ Communal Revenge or Communal Vengeance?

Pen & Sword Books 2020 Chapter 6 CW: discussions of domestic abuse, abuses of power in husband/wife and master/servant relationships, sexual assault This chapter explores the semantic differences between revenge and vengeance, and looks at whether motives can be found that fit either definition. Revenge: to take revenge is to inflict hurt or harm on… Continue reading Medieval Murder ~ Communal Revenge or Communal Vengeance?

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, weird fiction

#AmWriting: WiP Playlist THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD

I'm in the 'percolating' stage for my current novel in progress, THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD. It is the third in the Pagham-on-Sea series, which are not a strict chronological series but more like the Discworld books in concept, where there is a setting that connects all the groups of stories together. This is the… Continue reading #AmWriting: WiP Playlist THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD