Blogs in January 1970

Not Dead Enough (Roy Grace 3) 1st January 1970

Not Dead Enough marks another welcome appearance for the author’s quirkily characterised policeman Roy Grace (who we’ve already met in Dead Simple and Looking Good Dead). Here, Grace is investigating the bizarre slaying of a member of Brighton’s social...

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Dead Man’s Footsteps 1st January 1970

‘Abby stepped in the lift and the doors closed with a sound like a shovel smoothing gravel. She breathed in the smell of someone else’s perfume, and lemon-scented cleaning fluid. The lift jerked upwards a few inches. And now,...

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Play to the End 1st January 1970

Approaching his fiftieth birthday, actor Toby Flood arrives in Brighton for the final performances of Lodger in the Throat following a ten-week regional tour. The tour had not gone well, with a hoped-for West End transfer unlikely to eventuate....

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Zen and the Diary of a B&B Owner 1st January 1970

Zen and the Diary of a B&B Owner is the humorous memoir of an ex-academic who traded professional security for a new start as a B&B owner in central Brighton. The book, in recounting the true stories of sharing...

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Brighton Belle 1st January 1970

1951. Brighton. With the excitement of the war over and the Nazis brought to justice at Nuremberg, Mirabelle Bevan (retired Secret Service) thinks her skills are no longer required. After the death of her lover she moves to the...

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