"Stratmann has put together a cast of Dickensian characters ... and woven them into a heady tapestry of innovation ..."



"Stratmann has put together a cast of Dickensian characters ... and woven them into a heady tapestry of innovation ..."



The Frances Doughty Mysteries
I feel that I am walking down the street in Frances's company and seeing the people and houses around me with clarity. We are firmly fixed in time and place as this very Victorian crime is dissected."
The Frances Doughty Mysteries
I feel that I am walking down the street in Frances's company and seeing the people and houses around me with clarity. We are firmly fixed in time and place as this very Victorian crime is dissected."
"I love writing about crime, especially Victorian crime. Before the launch of my fiction series set in Bayswater in the 1880s I researched and wrote true crime and historical biography.

It is that fascination for the nineteenth century and those contradictory Victorians that I now bring to my fiction writing. Frances Doughty’s adventures are only just beginning!"


Linda Stratmann
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Crime Fact/Crime Fiction 28 October booking open!

Crime Fact/Crime Fiction 28 October booking open!

Event Programme 28 October 2017 12.10 TEN MINUTE TALES: with Theatre of Dark Encounters retells a local crime. Author and experts compare notes on crime and criminals. 12.30-1.15 pm CRIME PAST: Novelists William Sutton and Linda Stratmann discuss Victorian mayhem and murder with cultural historian Professor Brad Beaven 1.25 TEN MINUTE TALES: another chilling tale!… Continue Reading

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