BOOK REVIEW: SHAMUS DUST by JANET ROGER

The Blurb: Two candles flaring at a Christmas crib. A nurse who steps inside a church to light them. A gunshot emptied in a man s head in the creaking stillness before dawn, that the nurse says she didn't hear. It s 1947 in the snowbound, war-scarred City of London, where Pandora s Box just got opened … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SHAMUS DUST by JANET ROGER

CLOUDED JUDGEMENT

I stood in front of the bench. The sentencing judge peered down at me with a look of disgust. 'Do you have anything to say in mitigation before sentencing?' he asked. My solicitor had advised me against saying anything: 'Just accept the punishment. You were found guilty. The judge will frown upon excuses.' But I … Continue reading CLOUDED JUDGEMENT