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Edwardian Portsea slumps against the dockyard walls, it’s isolated from the mainland by a strip of sea to the north, and the walls to the south. The Pompey accent isn’t the soft Hampshire... More > burr, but a harsh peculiar hybrid dialect. The hardness of the dialect reflects the toughness of its people. Charlie price is a criminal. His daughter, Fanny Price, is pregnant after a one-night stand with Walter Rackett. She tells Walter he has to marry her. Walter didn’t ask Charlie for his daughter’s hand in marriage, and taking without asking is theft—in anyone’s book. Emily doesn’t know who the father of the child she carries is; but she knows it isn’t her husband’s ... Charlie gives Emily the benefit of his doubt—for now. But Walter could also be the father of Emily’s child...< Less
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Charlie was a homeless street kid. He used his wits and cunning to not only survive, but thrive living on the streets of Edwardian Portsea. Charlie is a psychopath. He is the wealthy leader of a... More > criminal gang. Whether it’s his charm, good looks, intelligence or brutality, he’ll use whatever it takes to achieve his wants. And he wants Lillian, a virginal schoolteacher.< Less
The Blanket Hornpipe
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May Miller is a hard as bloody nails, ruddy, slum dweller. Well, that's Emily's opinion. Emily is a trollop and a thief. That's not just May's opinion. Dolly (cook at Fairview House) and Joseph... More > (gardener), agree. Miss Miller works for Mr and Mrs Spritely. May replaces their previous maid, who found herself in a ‘delicate condition’. Unmarried too! But that's another story... The Blanket Hornpipe, book one in the black comedy, The Pompey Saga series, straddles the ebbing Victorian and incoming Edwardian period. She was just a docker's daughter, Her living earned on The Hard. But though mud larks are called filthy, With that brush, she'd not be tarred.< Less
Jack the Ripper : The Long Arm of the Law
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Jack the Ripper, a new suspect. It was cold and dark that summer of 1888. Unfortunate women shivered as a darkness crept across the streets of Whitechapel. Jack took his victim’s body parts,... More > but more than that he stole their lives. They had little. He thought them worthless. But he placed such value on these women that he risked his own life to possess them. This Jack isn’t famous, rich, or royal. He is a self-made man. Not for him an idle life led in the doss-houses. He chose a different course. Everyone would remember him. He would etch his name in history.< Less
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