Tag Archives: historical fiction

Breaking the Law 20/1

My name is Charles Carter. I am a police officer in Her Majesty’s Constabulary. For the last fifteen years, I have been certain that a local East End pawnbroker – one Mordecai Gold – is more than a simple business man, working out of a jeweler’s shop on Fournier Street. To the man in the […]

What has Lucy got herself into this time?

Originally posted on The Secret of Aldwych Strand:
“– although all the men you meet in this time zone will lie to you, only Mark will betray you.” *** The 1949 Affair is here – out on kindle ahead of its paperback release Monday… ? Mark was hoping to go home. Not that home was…

Aug 26

Weekend Theme: Secret Watcher

From the Diary of Lucy Pevensea Von Schmidt – Time Traveller – November the 8th 1949 I’m dressed up to the nines in a white evening dress I can’t begin to describe – except to say Greta Garbo would look better in it than I do. It’s backless and strapless and held up with will […]

Jul 08

Weekend Theme: Rainbow

After Every Storm Comes a Rainbow A couple of weeks ago you heard from my mate Lucy and because I know she’s a stickler for explaining it all… I shall take it for granted you know what’s what! And if you don’t? Well it ain’t my job to tell you… what I am going to […]

Weekend Theme: Down the Rabbit Hole

I’ve never been down a rabbit hole. Well it’s more of a “dog thing” than a “human thing”. Consequently, Sidey’s invitation to post didn’t strike me as one I was in any position to engage with. But I do know a girl who is currently facing a bit of a conundrum… So if you’ll forgive […]

When Fiction becomes Stranger than Life….

It’s very bizarre! I  started writing “The Secret of Aldwych Strand” as a bit of light relief. It’s got away from me. What was intended to be little more than a tale of two Essex teenagers exploring London at the turn of the 20th Century has turned into an alternate universe tale – after they […]