Saturday, 20 November 2010
Crime and Punishment in the North East by Lorna Windham
Interested in reivers, press gangs and executioners? Then this could be the book for you! Intrigued by pickpockets, absconding miners and murderers? Then this is definitely the book for you! Fascinated by capital punishment, imprisonment or transportation? Then this is absolutely the book for you!
A great read, packed full of fascinating facts and photographs which bring the North’s past back to life.
Purchase a copy, priced only £4.99 from: www.summerhillbooks.co.uk/books/crimeandpunishment.html
About the Author
Prize winning northern author Lorna Windham's short stories have been published by Byker Books, Talking Pen and on the following websites: BBC www.bbc.co.uk/my-story/stories/family-and-friends/162653 ; the Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, London www.poetrymagazines.org.uk/magazine/record.asp?id=24089 and National Trust for Scotland www.nts.org.uk/culloden/learning/competition.php (writing as Lorna Murray). They have been transmitted on local, hospital radio and The Talking Newspaper for the Blind.
Several of her poems have also been published in The North East Poetry Journal.