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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

The Vote Before the Vote

This week, local author Chris Nickson tells us more about a timely new exhibition to be seen in Room 700 of the Central Library…

Mary Gawthorpe… 530 more words

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THE TIN GOD . . . Between the covers

“And the guardians and their ladies,
Although the wind is east,
Have come in their furs and wrappers,
To watch their charges feast;
To smile and be condescending, 580 more words


#BlogTour #Review: The Tin God by Chris Nickson @Annebonnybook @ChrisNickson2 #HistoricalFiction

I might be sitting on a beach in Mexico, but today I have the pleasure in taking part in the blog tour for Chris Nickson’s latest novelĀ  1,452 more words

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