Rebecca Bradley is my Guest Author: Former Detective turned Author and Blogger has a new book: DEAD BLIND

I’ve wanted to host my Guest Author Rebecca Bradley for ages – and now here she is chatting about her career in the Police and her writing. If you’ve read any of my other interviews with former Detectives and  Intelligence Officers, you will know I like to get to the nitty-gritty of these detectives turned authors…I hope you enjoy finding […]

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The Honey Trap – Flash Fiction under 1,000 words. Another blast from the past…

Another blast from the past – 2012 Flash Fiction has always interested me.   Here is another story I wrote in 2012 for inclusion on Morgen Bailey’s Writing Blog. Here is how she presented it: Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the sixty-third piece of flash fiction in this series. This week I welcome back author Jane Risdon with a 968-worder… The Honey Trap (c) Jane Risdon 2012 They flirted in the bar, drinking, and chatting, until the music stopped and the bartender shook his head. No more drinks. Taking the hint they moved towards the revolving doors about to make for the bright city lights and another hotel bar, when his young companion shook her head and whispered her suggestion. Why not go upstairs to her friend’s room and have some more drinks? Luckily her friend was away for a few days and she had the key, what did he think? He thought it was a great idea. She thought he was too drunk to go much further anyway, and the prospect of getting the almond-eyed beauty into bed was more than he could resist, she was sure. He nodded and followed her to the elevator. She pressed the button for the tenth floor, snuggling up to him, nibbling his ear, whispering suggestive things in a husky voice full of promise. She knew he couldn’t believe his luck. His meeting with the Ministry of Trade representatives had gone well, and […]

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Rye, Clocks, Murder, Smuggling, Captain Pugwash, and strange front doors: part three of my ‘jolly’.

Part three of my birthday ‘jolly.’ If you’ve been following my two previous posts about my birthday treat earlier in the month you will realise I’ve been in Sussex and visiting all manner of wonderful places.  I’ve not posted in sequence but I am sure you won’t worry about that. Bright and early one morning we set off (my sister and […]

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