Author: colingarrow

Indie author of 16 books for children and adults. Short stories in: SN Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, Flash Flood, Word Bohemia, Every Day Fiction, The Grind...

‘Cujo’ by Stephen King

Cujo A huge Saint Bernard dog named Cujo is young Brett Camber’s best friend. But after an encounter with rabid bats, Cujo begins to feel different, and pretty soon he sees The Boy, The Man and The Woman as individuals who pose a threat to him and who need to be dealt with in the…

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‘The Five’ by Hallie Rubenhold

The Five Famous for nothing more than being victims of Jack the Ripper, the reputations of five women have for years been tarnished by claims that they were simply prostitutes, sex workers who led selfish, pointless lives. But in truth, their stories have never been told. Now, Hallie Rubenhold uncovers the real lives of Polly,…

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Indie Author Interview – AJ Griffiths-Jones

Brought up in a Shropshire village, AJ Griffiths-Jones has done plenty of globe-trotting but it was her interest in Victorian villains that prompted her first non-fiction book… How much time do you typically spend writing each book, and is this different for your research-based books, like Prisoner 4374? Each book takes me between 3-6 months…

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‘While the Bombs Fell’ by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

While the Bombs Fell Growing up in rural Suffolk during World War Two, Elsie and her family live their lives amid the rumble of German bomber planes and the whine of air-raid sirens. But daily life must continue, and the children and their parents make the most of restricted amenities during wartime. Along with Elsie…

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‘The Reckoning’ by John Grisham

The Reckoning (Audiobook) 1946. In Clanton, Mississippi, the townspeople are left shocked and confused when local farmer and war hero Pete Banning drives over to the Methodist Church and shoots and kills the Reverend Dexter Bell. Instructing a bystander to fetch the sheriff, Banning returns home to await his arrest. However, what baffles everyone, not…

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‘A Limited Justice’ by Catriona King

A Limited Justice A charred body is found in a petrol station thrusting DCI Marc Craig’s murder squad into a challenging mystery. With possible links to a second death, the police are faced with some tough questions to answer. This is the first in Catriona King’s substantial Craig Crime series and introduces an interesting bunch…

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Indie Author Interview – Robbie Cheadle

South African-born author Robbie Cheadle started writing books to encourage her son with reading and writing, but her journey as an author has moved from cookbooks to horror… What inspired the Sir Chocolate and Lady Sweet books? Chocolate Land and all the characters that live there were the brain child of my son, Michael. He…

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‘The Murder of Harriet Monckton’ by Elizabeth Haynes

The Murder of Harriet Monckton November 1843. A young woman, 23-year-old Harriet Monckton, is found dead in the privy behind the chapel in Bromley, Kent. It appears she died from swallowing prussic acid, but when the autopsy reveals she was also six months pregnant, the community begin to wonder who might be responsible, and if…

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