HOOK, LINE AND SINKER
Twenty more Tales of Peril and Predicament. Most start from a historical background but add a fictional explanation of one unusual feature or another.
* What might war-poet Wilfred Owen have written in his final letter home in 1918 to his peace-time Vicar? And what was the impact a hundred years later?
* What might William Shakespeare have added to the communications between London and Edinburgh as Queen Elizabeth's reign ended? Especially given his kinship as a writer with James 6th; and as James was wary of coming to the land where his mother had been executed?
* What did a young Charles Dickens make of the fire in the Houses of Parliament in 1834?
* What might young Agatha Christie have made of suffragette martyr Emily Davison?
* What would Dorothy Sayers make of the disappearance of Agatha Christie?
* How did the first-ever flight happen in North Yorkshire?
* What did journalist Robbie Glendenning make of a window cleaner who'd just seen a murder?
* How did George Gilbert take revenge after her late-night punting was sabotaged on the Upper Cam?