Rhen Garland

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Rhen Garland lives in Somerset, England with her folk-singing, book illustrating husband, approximately 4000 books, an equal number of ancient movies and a large collection of passive-aggressive Tomtes.

"I watch far too many old school murder mystery films, TV series and 1980s action movies for it to be considered healthy.”

She enjoys the countryside, peace and Prosecco and the works of Ngaio Marsh, Glady Mitchell, John Dickson Carr/Carter Dickson, J Jefferson Farjeon, Agatha Christie, Simon R Green, and Terry Pratchett.

Set in the late Victorian era, with a touch of the odd, and a twist of the macabre, The Versipellis Mysteries are for those who like the idea of Highlander crossed with Jack the Ripper, served with a side order of Hammer Hou
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Rhen Garland Look at how other authors write and then come up with a style that suits you.
Some authors plan everything in advance, right down to eye colour, red he…more
Look at how other authors write and then come up with a style that suits you.
Some authors plan everything in advance, right down to eye colour, red herrings and ending...I can't do that...it's not the right way for me to write, it suits some but not all; if someone tells you "This is the only way" walk, and find your own voice, narration and writing style.
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Rhen Garland Currently working on the sequel to my first book "A Portrait of Death".
"Death in the Sound" will be book two in my Victorian Murder Mystery series, "T…more
Currently working on the sequel to my first book "A Portrait of Death".
"Death in the Sound" will be book two in my Victorian Murder Mystery series, "The Versipellis Mysteries", 37000 words in so far.(less)
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A Portrait Of Death by Rhen Garland
"A Portrait Of Death is a murder mystery which takes place in the Victoria era. Book begins with barbaric murder and we can also see that book contains elements of supernatural as mysterious figure transform themselves into victim.

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A PORTRAIT OF DEATH by Rhen Garland
"1889, in the city of New York, a young girl is savagely murdered in her home. 1891, in Constantinople a murder victim is placed into an ornate iron bound chest. And in 1899, at the country estate of Lord Foster Marmis, two savage murders bring a week" Read more of this review »
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A PORTRAIT OF DEATH by Rhen Garland
"It's very gritty and violent but it's also an engrossing and entertaining historical mystery.
I liked the historical background, the characters, and the solid mystery.
Recommended.
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions ar" Read more of this review »
A Portrait Of Death by Rhen Garland
"Two deaths, one in 1889 and 1891. But what could be the link to 1899. Now there is a weekend house party in Marmis Hall, in south-west England, home to Lord Foster and Lady Rebecca Marmis. The party is being held to disguise a covert government meeti" Read more of this review »
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