Tag Archives: Asylum

Inducement to Read Free. Did the Experiment Work?

  In my last post ten days ago I explained the reasons behind my decision to put out a FREE ebook on Amazon and Smashwords. The theory behind the decision is nothing new, so after careful consideration, I changed the price of … Continue reading

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All About the Girl

  ‘If a man truly desires to write, then he will. Rejection and ridicule will only strengthen him…The luck of the world. Go with it, send it. (Charles Bukowski)   I haven’t had much time lately for blogging. The reason? … Continue reading

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Readers, writers and book publishers all know the importance of the book cover. It’s job is to attract attention; to stop the reader in their tracks long enough for them to want to dive in and read the first sentence. So … Continue reading

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‘She sighed. She had an eerie feeling about Callan Park, like a tingling sensation in her spine that made her think of a B-grade horror movie. She massaged the back of her neck and realised how tense she was. Rimis … Continue reading

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Death at Tarban Creek Asylum

Photo :Wikepedia My great, great grandfather, Thomas Theophilus Rosser died at Gladesville Hospital for the Insane on 22 December 1891. His death resulted from a brain tumour and he was interned in the grounds. When the cemetery officially closed in May, … Continue reading

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The third novel in the Detective Jill Brennan series, ‘Asylum,’ (coming soon) is set in the grounds of Callan Park, in Rozelle, an inner-west suburb of Sydney. I knew from the moment I walked through the imposing iron gates that there … Continue reading

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