Something is happening here but you don’t know what it is. This is the thrill that lies at the heart of the murder mystery. It is the kind of intrigue that structures The Slipping Palace, a story of people who know each other well, or maybe they don’t. A mind game. A psychological mystery about … Continue reading THE MR JONES MOMENT


A Real Place

But there is no Illumin Gallery in Brooke Street. There is no Merchant’s Cafe, or empty haberdasher’s in New Town Road. There is no ruined barn on the northern edge of Campania. There isn’t even a Slipping Place.