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Who was 'The Real Sherlock Holmes'? Author Angela Buckley reveals all.

One hundred years ago, on 10 March 1914, Manchester City lost one of its most remarkable residents.  Chief Inspector Jerome Caminada was a household name, feared and despised by the criminal fraternity and widely respected, although not always liked, by the more civilised society. 1,386 more words

People Of The Past

Publishing Sensation!

Murder in Montague Place released as a Kindle book at the almost give-away price of £4.28! Just to remind you, it’s an atmospheric Victorian crime novel featuring Inspector Bucket from… 177 more words

What sort of writer are you - explorer or planner?

At the moment, I am on a major re-write of my supernatural, Victorian novel, “Mulgrave Castle”.  I am having days where I am conjuring up the atmosphere I need to re-create the book in my head and I feel truly satisfied.  504 more words

Michelle Barber

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

I am going to deviate from the norm of Reg Rom for a minute or two.  The Sherlock craze has been overwhelming, stoking my long held love of the Victorian “consulting detective.”  From the steampunk pugilist vision of the new films starring the incomparable Robert Downey Jr, to the latest tv show set to launch starring Johnny Lee Miller (who you may love from Mansfield Park or the brilliant Plunkett and McClean) Sherlock has been on the hot classic list. 417 more words

Book Review

Sherlock Holmes and a Mystery

We all know Mr Darcy of Pride and Prejudice has a mysterious attraction for women. It has been pondered on for years and by many! But is the same thing true of… 330 more words

Beautiful Creatures