domestic violence

PRESS RELEASE: Timely Novel Set in a Domestic Violence Refuge by Oldham Writer Highlights Domestic Abuse Figures

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Jacqueline Ward, a published novelist living in the 19th most deprived area in the UK, will have her psychological thriller, How to Play Dead, published on 7th November 2019. The novel, published by Corvus Atlantic Books, is set in a domestic violence refuge and follows the stories of four women told from the perspective of […]

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How to Play Dead

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I am absolutely delighted to announce that my new novel, How to play Dead, will be published on 7th November in ebook and paperback by Corvus Atlantic Book. I can’t wait for you to meet Ria. She’s watching over them. And he’s watching her… Ria Taylor is everything to everyone. Wife and mother, the centre […]

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Divided we are not

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Oldham gets a lot of bad press, including misrepresentation from Nigel Farage this week claiming that many areas in Oldham are ‘no-go areas’. It just so happens that the venue for my author event was smack bang in the centre of one of these areas. Alexandra Park, a beautiful Victorian space in the heart of Oldham, is often pitched by racists as somewhere race war battles are in full force every day of the week.