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February 2024 From the author’s desk…

6 February, 2024 in From the author's desk

Our children have returned to school, and was ever thus, but for a privileged few different… The Beaconsfield Special, a steam train with four carriages and three guard’s vans, was…

January 2024 From the author’s desk…

9 January, 2024 in From the author's desk

As our loved ones depart after the family Christmas festivities… As she was undressing, Ruth noticed the thin book where Naomi had left it open on her bedside table. She…

DECEMBER 2023 From the author’s desk …

19 December, 2023 in From the author's desk

From the author’s desk … I was recently invited to Morland Road Library, and very much enjoyed giving a talk about writing and self-publishing. I would like to thank everyone…

November 2023 From the author’s desk…

7 November, 2023 in From the author's desk

The Jewish community in Bath prepares for the festival of Hanukkah in two weeks time, as it did all those years ago.   Scrubbed and brushed, Yann sat between Sebastian…

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February 2024 From the author’s desk…

6 February, 2024 in From the author's desk

Our children have returned to school, and was ever thus, but for a privileged few different… The Beaconsfield Special, a steam train with four carriages and three guard’s vans, was…

January 2024 From the author’s desk…

9 January, 2024 in From the author's desk

As our loved ones depart after the family Christmas festivities… As she was undressing, Ruth noticed the thin book where Naomi had left it open on her bedside table. She…

Reviews

‘As a Bathonian born and bred, I enjoyed reading these clever novels, particularly the historical detail of Bath – so successfully and accurately portrayed.’

Linda Turner

‘A masterly weaving of ambition and growing conscious both personally and publicly.’

Anna Jacka-Thomas

“A colourful and richly textured story worthy of this unique city”

Matthew H. Jacobs – Hampton, New Hampshire USA

‘A great yarn. Douglas Westcott is a natural storyteller who very successfully weaves Bath’s history into a page turning tale.’

Michael Symons

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