Tag Archives: Salisbury Square

Free! Free! Free!

Yep it’s time to get free and all oozy and generous. There have been some whispers, little rumours sussurating slowly, hissing in the background like a sack of snakes mainlining salt and vinegar crisps but now, here they are… Free … Continue reading

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Salisbury Square #firstreviews

I’ve received the first reviews for my latest novel, one on Amazon and one that I saw this morning on Facebook. Amazon This is a harrowing and powerful story of a Polish immigrant’s life in London. Wronged at home he … Continue reading

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I’m rather late with this, for all sorts of reasons. You kindly helped me with my cover for my latest book Salisbury Square and it is now on pre-order with a launch on 31st July. To celebrate my fourth book … Continue reading

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Salisbury Square #novel #cover

A short while ago I set out a selection of possible covers for my latest book and asked you to vote. Lots of you did and many said nice things. Mostly however you thought that the gritty subject matter was … Continue reading

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Salisbury Square – Cover Reveal #coverreveal

Oh heck. My next book is reaching a crescendo and one of the peaks that I find especially daunting is the cover decision and, boy, is this tricky. This is the synopsis: Jerzy Komaza is adept at turning a blind … Continue reading

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Titled classes

When I joined the city law firm I was destined to stay at for the rest of my career, in 1981, I came from a fusty dusty antediluvian practice that felt Dickensian in comparison. We had old books, a photocopier … Continue reading

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Salisbury Square

Thursday: afternoon Jan Nowak sat at a wooden bench, leaning his elbow on the sun bleached table. To his left the faded elegance of Brockwell House created a deep shadow over the steps which led to the café. A couple … Continue reading

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Busy Bees and Idle Hands

Some of you may have noticed a falling off in my postings. I have a reason, though not an excuse. As I’ve mentioned here before I completed a novel for an MA a while back and have been dithering and … Continue reading

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