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The Hanging Psalm by Chris Nickson

1820, Leeds, and Simon Westow, a thief-taker, is on the case. His trade is finding stolen goods and returning them. It is a first for him to be looking for a stolen person though. 255 more words

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PRIZE DRAW ...Win Chris Nickson's The Hanging Psalm

I YIELD TO NO-ONE in my admiration of Chris Nickson and his Leeds historical crime novels, and so it is with a heavy heart that I am launching this competition to win a prize that is so gorgeous, I am tempted to assume an alias and enter the draw myself. 184 more words


THE HANGING PSALM . . . Between the covers

Honest broker that I am, and the modern equivalent of Robespierre in my sea-green incorruptibility, I must declare an interest here. I am an unashamed and avid fan of anything written by Chris Nickson. 838 more words


The Tin God by Chris Nickson

It’s 1897 and the people of Leeds are about to go to the polls to vote for a new Poor Law Guardian. For the first time, women have decided to stand for election, leading to unrest amongst those who feel that a woman’s place should be in the home. 330 more words


THE DEAD ON LEAVE . . . Between the covers

Leeds, Yorkshire. 1936.
The once thunderous clatter of its mills and factories is now a hesitant stutter. Although the Great Depression is over, like the plague passing over biblical Egypt it has left many victims. 653 more words


Book Review: The Tin God by Chris Nickson

Societal change can bring out the best, or the worst, in people. There are those who fight to better the world, and those who feel so threatened by even the slightest deviation from their norm, that they resort to malfeasance, and even murder. 385 more words

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The 1930s Return, Leeds Style - The Dead On Leave

I was shocked and very pleasantly surprised by how many of you read an extract from my upcoming book last week. Right, I thought, maybe they fancy a bit more… 1,107 more words