Reviewed in the United Kingdom Fast-paced, well-written page-turner that had me so engrossed my train journey flew by. The author clearly has done a lot of research, these short stories all felt very authentic and each had me gripped and on the edge of my seat wondering how they would play out. It’s been a long time since I read anything quite so intriguing and twisty. It certainly got my heart beating faster and I’d highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a great murder mystery.
Closing the safe door quietly and with an expert spin of the dial, the black-clad woman straightened up, slinging the grip with her haul over her shoulder. She stood listening intently before moving towards the office door. Again, she waited, her ears straining, before gently prizing the door open and stepping silently into the corridor of darkened offices; she eased the door closed, calculating she had barely two minutes before the night-watchman made his rounds, trying the doors and checking the building was secure.
Today I am pleased to welcome author Thea Hartley (Phillips) as my guest at the end of her blog tour. I think you will agree, once you’ve read about her journey to writing, that she is a remarkable lady. Thea was born and bred in Merthyr Tydfil, and attended Cyfarthfa Castle Grammar School. She married young, and lived on the local […]
Author Jane Dougherty http://wp.me/P2ESuy-8v has very kindly included me in her Writing Process Blog Tour. Thanks so much for thinking of me Jane, I really appreciate it. She has asked me to answer some questions about my writing and would like me to pass the baton on to four other authors I know. Here Goes: Question 1: What are you working on now? […]
Ms Birdsong Investigates: Murder in Ampney Parva (the first book in this series) is in with my publisher and you may recall that so far there are 2 additional books I am working on: Ms Birdsong Investigates: Murder at the Observatory Ms Birdsong Investigates: Murder at the Safe House Murder at the Observatory wasn’t intended to be a Ms B. […]
I am honoured to be the Guest Author over on Paula Roscoe’s blog and I hope you will visit her blog and stay a while. http://www.pjroscoe.co.uk/?page_id=258 I am chatting about my writing and the stories I have had included in three anthologies in the last two years, all in aid of various charities. Whilst there I do hope you will read her blog and other interviews which are very interesting and enjoyable. Please leave her a comment and me too; all feedback is appreciated. And Don’t forget that l also have a Flash Fiction story, Friends, over on Morgen Bailey’s Writing Blog, on 21st February as well. http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/flash-fiction-friday-125-friends-by-jane-Risdon
Those of you who kindly visit with me here on a regular basis will know the saga of the fall down my sister’s stairs Boxing Day 2012 and the damage done to my shoulder and collar-bone as a result. You will have heard how I have been waiting all year for a series of operations to mend the broken shoulder (rotary cuff) and […]