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The Myth of the Moors: walking the coffin path

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on The Myth of the Moors: walking the coffin path

“What drew you to write about the moors?” an interviewer asked me recently.

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Not From Around There: finding a place in historical fiction

April 19, 2017 Comments Off on Not From Around There: finding a place in historical fiction

My debut novel, The Witchfinder’s Sister, is set in Essex. Which, it’s fair to say, is not The North.

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Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister, Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester

March 24, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister, Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester

There’s something about Waterstones Deansgate in Manchester. It’s the welcoming, colourful displays and the passion with which they celebrate local talent and history alongside bestsellers that makes it feel like a local bookshop.

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Where does the historical end and the fictional begin?

November 7, 2015 Comments Off on Where does the historical end and the fictional begin?

Bad historical fiction is rarely hard to spot. Bosoms will heave, troths will be pledged and feisty heroines will deplore the lot of women centuries before the invention of feminism.

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Becoming a Novelist: Treason’s Daughter

June 10, 2014 Comments Off on Becoming a Novelist: Treason’s Daughter

Publication day. I woke up and ran downstairs to the laptop. There it was, available to order.

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