There are things we should know, there is something we should be seeing.
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
The Slipping Place a page-turning murder mystery, but it also a meditation on the mind. It is about lies, secrets and unspeakable cruelty. It is about the things we thought we knew, and the things we miss… and it is about a choice, a decision point, that is infinitely, vanishingly, terrifyingly small. see: joannabakerauthor.com … Continue reading Something at the corner of vision, that vanishes as you turn towards it.
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.