Paperback publication date:
12 March 2015
Recent Events – recent talks
Excellent audience at the Petworth Literary Weekend on Sunday November 16th, when Nigel talked about Lady Bette’s life at Petworth House and the plot to abduct her.
“Lady Bette and Dark Aemelia” NA Pickford in conversation with novelist Sally O’Reilly at the Shoreham Wordfest on 11 October 2014 3.00 pm at Sussex Yacht Club.
Really enjoyable session where Nigel and Sally talked about the inspiration for their books, why one takes a fictional approach and the other tells the tale through historical research, in conversation with Laura Lockington, of Brighton Bookish Supper Society.
‘The plot to abduct Lady Bette from Syon in the summer of 1681′ at Syon House on Sunday 14 September 2014 as part of the Chiswick Literary Festival. Nigel talked about the unravelling of events which set in train the events leading to the murder of Thynn in the atmospheric setting of the house where Lady Bette was living that fateful summer.
‘Abduction, Marriage and Money in Restoration London’ Thursday 19 June 2014 at Guildhall Library London
‘The Abduction of Heiresses – a Seventeenth Century Scandal’ Thursday 12 June 2014 at Sevenoaks Library
Publication launch party for ‘Lady Bette and the Murder of Mr Thynn’
Waterstones Bookshop Piccadilly London W1
Thursday March 20 2014
Alan Samson, Publisher Non-Fiction for the Orion Publishing Group, introducing ‘Lady Bette’ at the launch party.
Nigel reading from the opening chapter…