Hi all: Those of you who follow my blog will know that this has been a bit of weird year, with new things (becoming an instructor at the University of the People), other things ending (volunteering at Penistone FM), pet sitting, weddings, and plans to move back to Spain. I’ve also been translating and proofreading
Hi all: Today I bring you another one of the reviews I’ve written as part of Rosie’s Book Review Team (don’t forget to visit her blog, here). As a psychiatrist, I could not resist this one. Ronald Laing: The rise and fall and rise of a radical psychiatrist by David Boyle The radical psychiatrist R. D. Laing
Hi all: OK, you won’t be able to complain now. Neither yesterday’s nor today’s books are thrillers. Although, the subject of the book today is… well, yes, many thrillers and even horror stories could be written about it (and have). Mad or Bad. Crime and Insanity in Victorian England by David J. Vaughan In a
Hi all: If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll remember I’ve been talking about the next book in my series Escaping Psychiatry whose main character, Mary Miller, is a psychiatrist and a writer that somehow gets involved in a number of criminal cases (sometimes more closely than she’d like). Well, now it’s finally really close.
Hi all: Today a book that when I read the description I could not resist. Medea’s Curse by Anne Buist Legend Press Mystery & Thrillers, General Fiction (Adult) Description Shortlisted for two Davitt Awards – Best Adult and Best Debut ‘A plot-twisting page-turner… I was completely gripped’ — Emma Healey, author of Elizabeth is Missing ‘A thrilling read
Hi all: This is the last week when I’m sharing the prequel to Escaping Psychiatry. Yes! We’ve got to the last chapter! Although I have the draft of the next story in the series, I’m not going to punish you with it yet but I’ll be catching up on reviews, life and other projects… First… A
Hi all: As I promised last week, here is chapter 2 of the prequel to Escaping Psychiatry. Escaping Psychiatry Beginnings. 2. The Firm “Mary! Here you are!” Phil hugged her and slapped her on the back. He looked well. Dressed casually, well, what passed for casually in Phil’s books, perfectly ironed chinos, Italian black leather shoes,
Hi all: I promised I’d be sharing the prequel to Escaping Psychiatry my psychological thriller book, that collects three stories. Mary Miller, the psychiatrist and writer protagonist of the stories gets in all kinds of adventures in the book. Here, we see how and when she became involved for the first time in a case. Ah,