This is the time of year when things get crowded! The 2018 Calendar has been sent to those on the mailing list. (The second year.) My privately published book of family history, The Horsepools, Four Brothers and Cricket in Bingham, has found a broader audience than I expected and pre-pub orders for the first (limited) edition of The Second Sandman, An Appraisal of Doc Holliday's Life is keeping every one busy.
On the more regular front a mystery novel, with a new character, is due in the Spring/early Summer. And we have two plays scheduled for broadcast in 2018. Hey, keep in touch
"This is parochial policing at its best" says The Shropshire Star. Malcolm Noble was voted into the Top Forty Favourite Historical Novelists for 2013 (HNS) and has repeatedly been in the top 20% of authors borrowed from UK libraries. A series of his detective dramas has been broadcast on fm radio.
As a young man Malcolm served in the Portsmouth Police, a chapter in his life that provides some background to his crime fiction. He has written fifteen mystery novels which follow the characters from the 1920s through to the 1960s. He has hosted his own weekly book programme on local radio, and a series of of his radio theatre plays have been broadcast on fm radio. Press reviews have emphasised the author's sense of place and atmosphere, strong characterisation and first rate storytelling. He has repeatedly been in the top 20% of authors borrowed from UK libraries. Malcolm now lives in Market Harborough where he and his wife run a bookshop.
Keep up to date with malcolmnoble.com , the Facebook page "The World of Malcolm Noble's Crime Fiction" and a twitter account @MalcNoble. His YouTube channel is MalcNoble, which includes regular chats about crime fiction classics.