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Antonia Hodgson: Cock-fighting and Animal Cruelty

Posted on: 01/06/2015 with tags: antonia hodgson, devil in the marshalsea, historical crime, history, the last confession of thomas hawkins

Cock-fighting and Animal Cruelty by Antonia Hodgson, author of THE LAST CONFESSION OF THOMAS HAWKINS and THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEAReading fiction is an act of empathy. As we step into another world – whether it’s set in the past, present or some distant future – we disappear into other lives. We meet characters we might avoid or not even notice in real life, and as we turn the pages, we begin to care about them. We put ourselves in their place, question their choices, worry for their safety.So…

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Antonia Hodgson on her title The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins

Posted on: 10/10/2014 with tags: antonia hodgson, eighteenth century, historical crime, historical fiction, London, The Devil in the Marshalsea, the last confession of thomas hawkins, title reveal, Tom Hawkins, Medieval

One of the highlights of this year has been the publication of THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA by Antonia Hodgson. The hardcover garnered brilliant reviews in the press, from bloggers and fellow authors and Antonia won the Historical Dagger Award and has been shortlisted for the John Creasey Dagger for Best Debut Crime Novel of 2014. The paperback has been selected for both the Richard and Judy and Waterstones Book Clubs.  Antonia has been hard at work on her second historical crime novel to feature…

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