Desert Angel by Charlie Price

'He is waiting. He is watching. He will hunt her down.'Desert Angel is a seriously terrifying and tense story. Angel is a teenager whose whole life has, so far, consisted of moving from one place to the next as her flakey mum works through a succession of abusive relationships. The only constant in her life… Continue reading Desert Angel by Charlie Price

Research Trip

I'm in Edinburgh this week on a research trip. The Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh has a splendid library, and it holds the William Cullen archive. Cullen was a physician of some repute in the eighteenth century. People wrote to him from all over Britain asking for his help with their various ailments. I am particularly… Continue reading Research Trip

Laura Lamont’s Life In Pictures by Emma Straub

The bright lights of Hollywood had always been beckoning Elsa Emerson. Growing up in a small-town theatre run by her parents, the stage was her home. That she would leave the idyllic surroundings of her childhood became inevitable once the security she had known was destroyed by a family tragedy. So, at the first opportunity,… Continue reading Laura Lamont’s Life In Pictures by Emma Straub