The next Frances Doughty book

The next Frances Doughty book

Today I completed the third draft of Murder at The Bayswater Bicycle Club, which means that it needs to be put away for a little while before I embark on the final stage which I call ‘tinkering and polishing’ But here is a little blurb…

 

‘Frances Doughty has a secret mission, discreet surveillance of a race meeting at the Bayswater Bicycle Club. As the event erupts into kidnapping, fraud and murder, she cannot help but become involved, and with the police securing the site until everyone has been interviewed, she is faced with the challenge of solving a host of possibly connected crimes in a single afternoon. The question is — will Frances finally get her man?’

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

In the steps of Dame Agatha

In the steps of Dame Agatha

15 to 17 September 2017 was the 32nd annual conference of the Police History Society which Gary and I attended. The event was held at the Imperial Hotel Torquay. There were some fascinating and thought provoking talks. Adam Wood of Mango Books who must be the leading expert on Chief Inspector Swanson of Scotland Yard,… Continue Reading

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