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THE YEAR OF THE GUN ... Between the covers

Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Armstrong would not be everyone’s choice as a crime-fighting heroine. She is a widow, not in the first flush of youth, and a promising career as a woman police officer was terminated as a result of her own bloody-mindedness and the misogynistic jealousy of senior officers. 616 more words

Murder

On Copper Street – Chris Nickson

Phew – it’s been a minute since I’ve done my duty and posted a review. I am absolutely going to blame terror of being nuked into the Stone Age; I’ve spent a lot of time over the past weeks playing mindless computer games and feeling sick. 514 more words

Books

#BlogTour #Review: The Year of the Gun by Chris Nickson

I’m super excited that today is my stop on Chris Nickson’s The Year of the Gun blog tour. I have to say, Lottie is one of the most compelling female WWII protagonists I have read in a good long while and I found it incredibly refreshing to read something set in post-blitz England that wasn’t London.  1,304 more words

Book Review

THE POSTMAN DELIVERS ... Hanna, McNab & Nickson

HIRAMIC BROTHERHOOD, Ezekiel’s Temple Prophecy – written by William Hanna
An earlier novel by Hanna, (left) also called Hiramic Brotherhood, but with the subtitle… 470 more words

NEWS

The Year of The Gun - Chris Nickson

The Year of the Gun will be published by The History Press on 1 September 2017 and is available to buy here

1944: Twenty years after WPC Lottie Armstrong was dismissed from the Leeds police force, she’s back, now a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Police Corps. 519 more words

Mystery

On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

The day after he is released from prison, in March 1895, Henry White is found stabbed to death at his home in Copper Street, Leeds. Local people are reluctant to speak to the police so DI Tom Harper knows that he will have a hard time trying to solve the case. 309 more words

Crime

Book Review: On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

A thief is killed less than a day after his release form prison. A firebrand socialist is found dead in his room. Acid is thrown on two children in a bakery. 295 more words

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