Gallows Thief is historic crime novel set in Regency London. The main character is the jauntily named Rider Sandman, a veteran of the Battle of Waterloo, who is looking into the guilt or innocence of a young painter imprisoned for the murder of the Countess of Avebury.
The Outsider is another crime/horror cross-over from King in the same style as the Bill Hodges trilogy (Mr Mercedes, Finders Keepers, End of Watch) and while it’s not a sequel to those books it does exist in the same universe and indeed does feature the character of Holly Gibney. Spoilers ahoy!
A personal post in support of World Mental Health Day 2019.
Siggy and I nurse hangovers while sightseeing all around the city, and later go out for an Indonesian meal in perhaps the smallest restaurant I’ve ever eaten in.
Day one of a long weekend spent in Berlin. Siggy and I enjoy currywurst at Checkpoint Charlie, get caught up in Emergency Climate Strike and go for a Greek.
So I got there in the end! Another trip away with work, another Sharpe book – this one sadly the
James Frey – Bright Shiny Morning Anyone who has read A Million Little Pieces and knows of the subsequent controversy