New Release from William Todd

Today on the blog, I am delighted to be hosting William Todd, one of my favourite authors. William's new release, Murder in Keswick, a Sherlock Holmes mystery, is a great read. You are very welcome, William, could you tell us a little bit about the background to the book? I always enjoyed the stories of... Continue Reading →

New Release from Pam Lecky

Abbey Gardens, where it all started in No Stone Unturned It has been a hectic year, working on many different projects, including Her Secret War and Her Last Betrayal for Avon Books UK. However, as you probably know, my Lucy Lawrence Mystery Series is very close to my heart. Therefore, I am delighted to announce... Continue Reading →

New Release from Daisy Wood

Today, I am delighted to feature the new release from Daisy Wood, The Clockmaker's Wife. What's more, I can highly recommend this WW2 story as I read the book recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. The Clockmaker’s Wife ‘A ticking time-bomb of intrigue, wrapped around stark but rich descriptions of the Blitz. An unforgettable war-time debut.’... Continue Reading →

New Release from Sharon Dempsey

Sharon Dempsey Happy Publication Day, Sharon! Today I am delighted to share details of this fabulous new release from Belfast based crime writer, Sharon Dempsey. Who Took Eden Mulligan? is the first in her new crime series and is published by Avon Harper Collins. When not writing, Sharon is a PhD researcher at Queens, exploring... Continue Reading →

Victorian Tourism: Thomas Cook

Today, everyone is familiar with the guided tour or cruise, but such things were virtually unheard of in the early years of the Victorian age. The man who changed that, and who is now considered the inventor of modern tourism, was Thomas Cook. Who was he? Thomas was born in 1808 in Derbyshire, England, and... Continue Reading →

The Shepheard Hotel Cairo

By the middle of the Victorian era, foreign travel was much easier and tourism was flourishing. One of the most popular destinations was the land of the pharaohs - Egypt. The 'leisure' classes took advantage in their droves and some could even afford a Thomas Cook Tour up the Nile. A forty-day round trip from... Continue Reading →

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