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Where is Merewood Hospital?

Murder at Merewood Hospital is inspired by Minley Manor and Minley Home Farm in Hampshire. These unique buildings and their history provide the backdrop for this tale of intrigue and murder in the aftermath of the Great War...

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My Inspiration for The Body at Carnival Bridge

During the First World War, record numbers of women entered the workplace and joined professions previously barred to them. But by the 1920s, many of the gains made towards equality were in danger of being lost...

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The canary girls of the First World War

Thousands of women worked in munitions factories during the First World War. Prolonged exposure to the chemical TNT turned the women’s skin a lurid yellow colour. As a result, they became known as the canary girls...

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