Malcolm Noble

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Now, 'gently retired'. I have closed my bookshop but still host a radio programme each Sunday night from 10pm to 1 am. 102.3fm or harboroughfm.co.uk Last years, published A Life of Blind Willie McTell with another blues book coming out later in the year.
Previously, wrote twenty mystery novels which follow the characters from the 1920s through to the 1960s. A series of of his radio theatre plays have been broadcast on fm radio. Press reviews of the novels have emphasised the sense of place and atmosphere, strong characterisation and first rate storytelling. Repeatedly been in the top 20% of authors borrowed from UK libraries - but not any more!!
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This England in Raymond Cha...

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Liking Good Jazz

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Malcolm Noble Candace wrote: "Hi Malcolm, I can't find the place where I can send you a message! I've never had that problem before... But I knew you would want to know that I finally received my package!! I'm very excited and ...



That;s great news! Hope you enjoy it


Candace Hi Malcolm, I can't find the place where I can send you a message! I've never had that problem before... But I knew you would want to know that I finally received my package!! I'm very excited and can't wait to get to it soon. Thanks so much.


Malcolm Noble I recommend Agatha Christie!! Not here to promote, Lauren (but Peggy Pinch is the one I like most). So pleased you started the reading group; I have always dismissed Styles but can see much in it to enjoy. So thank you!


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