People’s Friend Serial Publication

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Snow falls over the Cornish village of Torre, blowing along the narrow alleyways, drifting against the door of the Free Traders Inn. The village lock-up shimmers with icicles, the sign above Grubb’s pawnbrokers’ sways but doesn’t creak – George Grubb gives nothing away for free.

Wind howls across nearby Merrin Moor. There are tales of a beast sniffing through the gorse so best to keep inside by the fire.

Up on the clifftop, Torre Point lighthouse winks over a churning grey sea, keeping its secrets close. The village is awash with stories of that lighthouse, of strange men coming and going, of boats out in a storm …

Of murder.

I’m delighted to announce I have another three-part serial about to be published in The People’s Friend Magazine.

A 19th century tale, expect sinister lighthouse keepers, a pipe smoking landlady, tangled secrets, blood, murder, smugglers … and a bear.

The first part is due out this Saturday, the 2nd of November, though copies are often available a few days previous to the publication date.

21 thoughts on “People’s Friend Serial Publication

    1. Thank you Sammy. I did enjoy writing this one. It has some very odd characters and a big warm heart too. If you do buy a copy, I hope you love Blossom and Tilly (my MCs) as much as I do. Thank you for your kind support x

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    1. Thank you so much :). I enjoyed the atmosphere of this one and the two lead female characters. I hope to pen another mystery for them at some point πŸ™‚

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      1. And Cornwall is such an atmosphereric place. I have read several mysteries set there. Plus I love that bit about Grubb’s shop sign not creaking. Brilliant

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      2. It’s a great place to set a story – beautiful but still a bit wild and filled with mystery from smugglers to pagan forces! Thanks for the kind words Crispina

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  1. That is so wonderful, Lynn!
    And this story has grabbed my attention, big time…Your descriptions, as ever, bring us right into the scene so we can picture it perfectly.

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    1. Thank you, Joy! Nice to have another story out there. I did enjoy creating these characters and hope to develop another story including them soon. And the bear sounds scarier than he is πŸ™‚

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