Why I’ve launched the Deadline Murder series

Why I’ve launched the Deadline Murder series

WHY I’VE LAUNCHED THE DEADLINE MURDER SERIES By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter There are two main reasons – creative and practical – for launching a new series of Crampton of the Chronicle adventures.   The Tango School Mystery was the ninth...
How I Got The Idea For The Tango School Mystery

How I Got The Idea For The Tango School Mystery

HOW I GOT THE IDEA FOR THE TANGO SCHOOL MYSTERY By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter I was 18 years old when I sold my first story to a UK national newspaper. I was working as a junior reporter on the Worthing Herald in my “gap year”...
The Tango School Mystery

The Tango School Mystery

The Tango School Mystery Chapter 1 By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter My Australian girlfriend Shirley looked at her porterhouse steak and said: “That’s a real beaut, Colin.”    The lump of meat which overlapped Shirl’s...
The Dying Days Of Hanging

The Dying Days Of Hanging

The dying days of hanging By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter The trouble with hanging as a punishment is always that it’s irreversible when a miscarriage of justice is discovered. In Britain, there is a sad list of real people who paid the...
Front Page Murder – Prologue

Front Page Murder – Prologue

Front page murder By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter It always started with the same ritual.   Percy Despart opened the drawer in the small desk by the side of his artist’s easel and took out his Swiss penknife. He held it for a moment and...

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