Cosy mystery

When a foul deed triggers the memory of another foul deed – or hello to Helen Hollick and her latest book!

The first time I met Helen Hollick was fourteen years ago. She was sitting at a table promoting her historical books at a conference, and I was the bright-eyed newbie, there to tote my as yet unpublished book, A Rip in the Veil. At the time, this my first ever opus for publication was on […]

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Deadly mistakes – welcoming Helen Hollick and her latest release A Mistake of Murder

Followers of this blog will notice that Helen Hollick is a relatively frequent guest. No wonder, as not only is Helen an author I admire (I am a bit obsessed with her 18th century pirate, Jesamiah Acorne) she is also a friend – one of those real friends who will, at times, be brutally honest

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From piratical swash-buckling to cosy mysteries – meet Helen Hollick!

Since many years back, I am fortunate enough to call Helen Hollick a friend. She’s been a constant support in my writing journey, be it as a honest critic or as a shoulder to lean on. She has also made me wish I could wear a hat as rakishly as she does 🙂 Now, Helen

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Move over pirate Acorne! Here comes amateur sleuth Jan!

It seems to me various of my writer friends are spreading their wings into new genres. Today’s guest, Helen Hollick, is doing it because she felt a need to refresh herself, do something entirely different to what she’s been writing lately. And while I am a big, big, big, big (need I go on?) fan

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When it snows, it snows – meet Christoph Fischer and his hidden body

Hi Christoph, and welcome back to Stolen Moments! Last time you were here, it was to do a guest post related to your book In Search of a Revolution. Today, you are here because I’ve recently read your book “The Body in the Snow”. These are two very different books – one is set against the

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