Huge Thanks

This year has been a roller coaster for Leeds Book Club and me personally. I'd like to take a moment to thank a few people who've gone above and beyond in their support, help and/or friendship. Naturally, I know that the moment I post this, I'll instantly think of 10 people I should have included … Continue reading Huge Thanks

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Chris Nickson’s Second Interview Podcast

Chris Nickson's 2nd Interview Podcast   Chris joined us recently to cordially invite us to his upcoming book launch (see details below!) We chatted about his Richard Nottingham series; upcoming projects, storytelling; book launches and our enduring love for the ever changing landscape of Leeds! [mobile https://podcastmachine.com/podcasts/8365/episodes/73196/media_files/172501/download/3/file_128kb.mp3] 02 - Chris Nickson - Interview about Come the Fear book … Continue reading Chris Nickson’s Second Interview Podcast

Chris Nickson – Come the Fear Book Launch

COME THE FEAR    ARRIVES AT ARTS@TRINITY   LAUNCH OF FOURTH BOOK IN LEEDS SERIES   Arts@Trinity - a centre for the arts at Holy Trinity Church - and author Chris Nickson are proud to announce the launch of Chris’ new book - Come the Fear - on Friday, September 14, at 7.30 pm. The launch is open to … Continue reading Chris Nickson – Come the Fear Book Launch

Richard Nottingham Book 3 – The Constant Lovers

Leeds - 1732.    Richard Nottingham remains the Chief Constable of Leeds - one of the few constants with regards to the city guardians. He and his right hand man and deputy - John Sedgwick - remain dedicated to keeping the city a peaceful and prosperous place. Nottingham is as familiar with the resident cut-purses, … Continue reading Richard Nottingham Book 3 – The Constant Lovers

Chris-tmas Surprise!

*****EXCLUSIVE***** *****EXCLUSIVE***** *****EXCLUSIVE***** Our good friend Chris Nickson (music journalist, author and Leeds Book Club podcast buddy) has very kindly sent us this complete short story - an exclusive for our readers. The story features our favourite Leeds based Constable - Richard Nottingham - during a cold December morning. December As always, we would like to thank … Continue reading Chris-tmas Surprise!

Chris Nickson – Best Books 2011!!!

Chris Nickson has been named as one of the ten best mysteries of 2011!!! Cold Cruel Winter has been listed on Library Journal as one of it's must reads of the year. Well colour us not surprised at all! When we reviewed this book a few month ago (here) we highlighted the authentic and wonderful … Continue reading Chris Nickson – Best Books 2011!!!

Richard Nottingham Book 2 – Cold Cruel Winter

The second in the Richard Nottingham series; Cold Cruel Winter  follows the continuing caseload and life of the Chief Constable of Leeds. This book is set during the brutally cold winter of 1732. The ground has frozen solid, disease is rife, food is scarce and - as in The Broken Token - the distinctions between the … Continue reading Richard Nottingham Book 2 – Cold Cruel Winter

Chris Nickson Podcast Interview

* * *PODCAST* * *  Well, I say interview - it's more of a conversation!   ***LANGUAGE WARNING ***   ***SPOILERS WARNING *** - We keep some of the vital details secret, but there are plenty of spoilers here for the uninitiated. We discuss his Richard Nottingham Series (The Broken Token, Cold Cruel Winter, The … Continue reading Chris Nickson Podcast Interview

Chris Nickson Exclusive!!

*****EXCLUSIVE***** *****EXCLUSIVE***** *****EXCLUSIVE***** Chris Nickson - music journalist and author (The Broken Token, Cold Cruel Winter, The Constant Lovers) and Leeds Book Club buddy has very kindly provided us with 'HOME' for our lovely readers.  Originally published (with minor tweaks) in the now-out-of-print anthology 'Criminal Tendencies', it's a wonderful introduction into the world of Richard … Continue reading Chris Nickson Exclusive!!

Richard Nottingham Book One – The Broken Token

Leeds, 1731. On the dark and violent streets of Leeds, a gruesome double murder has taken place. Almost worse than the crime itself was the positioning of the deceased - male posed upon female - mimicking a sex act. The Chief Constable - Richard Nottingham - is called in to investigate, ably assisted by his dependable deputy - John Sedgwick.   To … Continue reading Richard Nottingham Book One – The Broken Token