Sirens -Joseph Knox (Transworld Publishers)

Review by Katie Frankland Set in a cold, grey, eerie Manchester, “Sirens” introduces Adrian Waits, an unfortunate Detective with a menacing past and hopeless future. His present isn’t too promising either as he is pushed into the ugly, brutal darkness of the city’s criminal underground. Assigned to work on a solo, covert mission to investigate the whereabouts of a missing politician’s daughter, he positions himself … Continue reading Sirens -Joseph Knox (Transworld Publishers)

Programme 2019

This year Altrincham Word Fest is bigger and better than ever!  With events and workshops on poetry, blogging, creative writing, comedy, crime fiction, Alan Turing ‘s Manchester and advice on publishing your own work we have something for everyone. Whether you want to learn, perform or just listen –  you will find something to inspire you! All tickets on Eventbrite.    Saturday 11th May Flash … Continue reading Programme 2019

Lynn Steinson, author of psychological thriller ‘Deluded’

One of our favourite recent reads was the Manchester based psychological thriller ‘Deluded’ by  Lynn Steinson.  We met Lynn recently for a chat about her writing life and the development of her first ‘Deluded’ revolves around the intertwined lives of a pub quiz team, one of whom may not quite what she seems! It is a cracking tale of obsession and deceit with some moments … Continue reading Lynn Steinson, author of psychological thriller ‘Deluded’