Events Archive

Frome (UK) on Tuesday, the 28th Feb 2017 (7.15 for 7.30pm) in the Frome Library (Justice Lane, Frome), Alex gave a talk at an event organised by the Frome Family History Group.

Two minds make historical novel more than its initial premise

On 14 December 2016 the Edmonton Journal published an interview with Bob Hayes following the launch in Canada.

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Sunday 20 Nov 2016, was the first promotion event in Canada at Audreys Books Ltd (Edmonton, Alberta)

Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution (Tue 1 Nov 2016, at 2 pm)

Alex gave a talk explaining the context of the novel: the political background of the early 1830s, contemporary attitudes towards drugs, trade and profit, the bizarre voting rules and attitudes to representation in the so-called Age of Reform, when democracy was frequently used as a term of abuse.

BBC Radio Appearances

On Wednesday 19 Oct 2016, Alex for the 2nd time was a guest of Steve Yabsley BBC Radio Bristol, on his lunchtime show, talking about the historical thriller, Riot and Retribution.

Alex was a guest of Karen Gardner, on the BBC Radio Wiltshire afternoon show on Monday 12 September 2016.

Alex was a guest of Steve Yabsley on BBC Radio Bristol on the lunchtime radio show, on Tuesday 2 August 2016.


Photograph credit: Stan Kolaczkowski (2016)


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University of Bath Students' Union Radio Show (1449 AM URB)

Friday 30 April 2016: - as an alumni of the University of Bath, Alex talks to presenters Ollie and Shauna about her book Riot & Retribution on the morning show.

Photograph credit: Stan Kolaczkowski (2016)


Thank you to everyone who attended the Official Launch of Riot and Retribution on 19 April 2016 at Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights in Bath and the event at The Empire on 22 April 2016.

Photograph credit (launch at Mr B's and event at The Empire with Good Buy Books): Piers Awdry