Daily Archives: 29/05/2012

Book Review: ‘Man on a Short Leash’ by Oliver Jacks

‘Man on a Short Leash’ by Oliver Jacks, Hodder And Stoughton, 1974 ‘Oliver Jacks’ was a pseudonym used for several novels by British thriller writer Kenneth Royce, who has sadly fallen into near obscurity.  Going by the quality of this … Continue reading

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Writers’ quote of the day: Stuart Kaminsky on writing historical novels

‘What do people do when they write historical novels?  Research.  Basic to all such books is the belief that human nature remains constant, that people change because of their circumstances and location, in addition to their time in history.  The … Continue reading

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