Happy Austrayaday, everyone. View image | gettyimages.com For those not from the southern hemisphere, Australia Day commemorates ‘the first landing’ of Europeans on Australian soil, which (given Dutch and Chinese ocean explorers had been popping by our coast for centuries longer) of course means the first official sovereignty to land. The British, specifically. Landed and […]
Finally we move away from the very long (but excellent value) Forensics course and I’ll be starting on Social Deviance next. But for the next week or so it’s a catch-up period with a couple of Learn Something New Every Day (s) taken from The Great Course’s Shakespeare: The Word and the Action that I did […]
Just discovered that my 2012 ‘Once a Rebel…’ is part of a three-book anthology released in June along with Amy Andrews and Natalie Anderson. What great company! Grab it from: Book Depository (free shipping worldwide) or in print/e-book Mills & Boon UK
The latest in my ‘Learn Something New Every Day’ series… Taken from The Great Courses’ Trails of Evidence – How Forensic Science Works lecture series (Lecture 23 – Forensic Anthropology) Most people believe that a woman’s pelvic girdle widens at sexual maturity to cope with childbirth but this is, apparently, an untruth. Or at least a partial […]
It’s voting time! The first round of DABWAHA is now on and my bracket is coming up midnight to midday central time (March 21). If you’d like to throw a vote my way pop on over to http://dabwaha.com/ and cast your vote. It’s very easy, just pick and click. Last book standing wins…something. Dunno, it’s […]
iPhone/iPad users, if you want to keep all your M&B/Harlequin product together and read it on one comfortable-to-read app, get thee over to iTunes and check out the new M&B Reader . You’ll get nine (count ’em!) free books including my Kimberley-set romance “Their Newborn Gift”. Score!
Great news! “His Until Midnight” has been nominated in the Category class of the 2014 Dabwaha contest. On March 18/19 voting will be open to whittle down the 64 entries in the literary equivalent of cage-fighting. Complete with trash talk. You can vote here if the mood takes you (but there’s nothing there until the […]
Something New Every Day – Lecture 13 – Handwriting and forgery analysis The TV cliché of a detective lightly rubbing a pencil on an indented document to read what was scrawled on the page above it would never be used in a real forensic situation. Doing that ruins the paper for fingerprinting or any further […]