Christmas Read-a-Long – Greenshaw’s Folly

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Raymond West's niece is invited by an elderly recluse to help compile … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – Greenshaw’s Folly

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Christmas Read-a-Long – The Dream

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Hercule Poirot is slightly reluctant to answer a letter demanding his services … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Dream

Christmas Read-a-Long – Four and Twenty Blackbirds

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Hercule Poirot is about to tuck into a very traditional English supper … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – Four and Twenty Blackbirds

Christmas Read-a-Long –

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB ‘One looks for humanity in these matters’ Pretty Lily Margrave, smart little … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long –

Christmas Read-a-Long – The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the case of … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

Christmas Read-a-Long – The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

  THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB In this delightful tale, an Eastern Prince arrives in England with … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

Christmas Read-a-Long 2015

As November draws to a middle, it's time to get excited for our Christmas Read-a-Long! For the last few years, we've embraced the festive spirit via fiction (because OF COURSE!) and this year will be no different...despite my protestations to the contrary! Last year, White Swan settled on Julius Ceasar, after our brilliant Augustus read. Previously, we … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long 2015

Chris Nickson Exclusive Short Story – Christmas 1890

Once again, Chris Nickson has kindly provided us with a special Christmas treat - a short story featuring Annabelle Harper (nee Atkinson) - instantly recognisable to fans of his Inspector Tom Harper series! LBC would like to thank Chris for this short story and for his extraordinary kindness and friendship over the last few years! … Continue reading Chris Nickson Exclusive Short Story – Christmas 1890

True Love – Owen Elgie

A friend of mine - Owen Elgie - has been writing fantasy for the last few years and recently decided to 'go public' with it. He has completed his first novel - The Circle of Fire - which will be released in a near future and is currently working on the second in that series.   Recently, … Continue reading True Love – Owen Elgie

Chris Nickson Exclusive Short Story – Family

Christmas Short Story   Family  by  Chris Nickson   Leeds, December 1889   It was still dark when she finished the baking, and bitter outside the kitchen. She washed the flour from her hands, walked through the yard and unlocked gate that led to Roundhay Road. The draymen would arrive soon enough, the sharp sound … Continue reading Chris Nickson Exclusive Short Story – Family