Early in my writing career, a fellow panelist at a book fair declared that the marriage of the main character meant death to a crime series. To her mind, sexual tension was essential, and once a couple married that was gone. Another panelist agreed.… Continue Reading “Owen Archer’s Vulnerability”
We come to the final installment of Robert Newman’s tribute to Magda Digby. With his permission, I’ve been serializing it as a prelude to the publication of The Riverwoman’s Dragon. These are Bob’s thoughts, unedited by me. In this final section he collects some… Continue Reading “The Wisdom of Magda Digby, Part IV”
As the publication of A Conspiracy of Wolves (Owen Archer 11) approaches I have been meandering down memory lane, exploring the arc of what I think of as the first series, visiting characters confined to one or two books. One such character is Dame… Continue Reading “Joan of Leeds, or The Nun’s Tale”
Both The Apothecary Rose and The Lady Chapel are now available, with The Nun’s Tale coming in December.
It’s Sunday afternoon. In two days Diversion Books will release e-books editions of Owen Archer 1-7, 9 & 10 in the US and Canada. I can think of little else (though I’m doing my best to mark up the York map for the first… Continue Reading “Countdown to Owen Archer E-books in the US & Canada”