Winter Downs Blog Tour last day! : the Quiet Knitterer

Today we have an extract from Winter Downs on the QuietKnitterer  site – enjoy!   “The first gunshot flushed a clamour of rooks into a yellowish sky to circle their tribal elms. Rose Courtney glanced at Daphne and wondered if she even noticed them. Since George’s funeral it was so difficult to know whether her… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour last day! : the Quiet Knitterer

Winter Downs Blog Tour day 7 : review at the Living in the Maniototo blogspot

Today’s offerings on the blog tour include a review of Winter Downs “When Bunch Courtney’s childhood friend Jonathan Frampton is found shot dead in the woods the authorities and the powers that be, from her own father to the local Justice of the Peace, seem eager to declare his death a suicide. But her passionate… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour day 7 : review at the Living in the Maniototo blogspot

Echoes of Scott

‘Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…’ That line has been running through my head all of this morning, and though Scott doubtless had specific thoughts of lust and betrayal at its heart when he first penned Marmion (which is, after all, essentially crime fiction), I’ve always thought it apt for writers in… Read More Echoes of Scott

Christmas Ghosts – Free story for one week only!

Concerning the Events in Leinster Gardens (Title story from  Leinster Gardens & Other Subtleties (c) Jan Edwards) The paving under his feet rumbled, setting shivers up through the soles of his boots. It was the Tube; only trains, he knew that. The ginger-moustachioed officer told him, as he’d sold Archie his ticket, how the Metropolitan… Read More Christmas Ghosts – Free story for one week only!

An Extract From ‘Drawing Down The Moon’ #fiction #fables&fabrications #horror

In the light (  🙂 ) of this week’s supermoon… An extract from ‘Drawing Down the Moon’ – one of the creepy tales to be  found in my collection Fables and Fabrications.  (Available in paper and kindle formats) *** …She breathed in ozone-laden moisture and remembered how she had stood on the hillside within the… Read More An Extract From ‘Drawing Down The Moon’ #fiction #fables&fabrications #horror