Romek Marber and Josephine Tey

One edition of Josephine Tey’s book “The Daughter of Time” was published in the distinctive green covers of the Penguin Crime series. A friend sent me this link the other day, to the recent obituary of Romek Marber, the designer of these classic covers: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/20/romek-marber-obituary Marber had a fascinating life, escaping from the Holocaust and … More Romek Marber and Josephine Tey

new year, new books

On Thursday the 9th January 2020, I’ve been invited to speak as part of a panel on Highland Crime Writing. The event is at Waterstone’s Inverness at 6:30pm, and is part of a launch for Tain-based author Helen Sedgwick’s new book “When The Dead Come Calling”: “In the first of the Burrowhead Mysteries, an atmospheric … More new year, new books