The Ghosts of Paradise Place

Katherine Bright’s first timeslip

A Touchstone Origins novella

The dark anti-heroine of the bestselling time travel saga gets her own personal origin story in this novella that reveals how she first found her touchstone.

Taking up her new job at Birmingham Central Library, Kath Bright is haunted by sinister occurrences in the modernist concrete complex.

It’s 2008 and Kath is recovering from a failed relationship while Britain slides into its first credit crunch Christmas. But money and love troubles are not Kath’s only concern as she uncovers a chilling tale of witch hunts and a Victorian murder mystery from the archives.

This past becomes very real when the archives reveal a door to the building that was there 100 years ago.

And a killer who is waiting for her.

The Touchstone saga goes into the West

This weekend saw the launch of the latest novel in the Touchstone series. Bright Star Falling picks up Kath Bright’s story following the mysterious events at the end of Touchstone (6. Fade to Grey)

And it’s a major departure from previous Touchstone stories, all of which have been located in Birmingham, UK. The series so far has pretty much been a whistle stop time travel tour of Birmingham’s history over the last 130 years.

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Buried in Time

The Touchstone series of time travel historical adventures continues with this stand-alone opener to the second season, a Victorian suspense thriller dripping with mystery and horror.

July, 1888. Two months before Jack the Ripper’s Whitechapel murders begin, a killer stalks the streets of Victorian Birmingham, the heart of England’s industrial revolution.

Are the clues to his horrific crimes in a series of macabre paintings by Daniel Pearce, an artist suffering amnesia and desperately trying to uncover his lost past before his impending marriage? Or could Daniel’s past be in the future? And might the blank canvas of his life be hiding a murderous secret — that he must save his fiancée, Arabella, from himself?

Arthur Conan Doyle, Catherine Eddowes and Tom Conway, a mysterious time-travelling writer, stalk this gripping and bloody Victorian crime novel that explores the real identity of Jack the Ripper, only weeks before he set out for London, to carve his name into history.

Can Daniel Pearce stop the Ripper before he starts, or are his actions creating the world’s first serial killer?

LENGTH: 73,000 words / 330 pages

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