Posted on November 27, 2018
I recently had a brief Twitter conversation with a fellow scribe at Crime Traveller and these gentlemen came up therein, so I thought their story might be interesting to look at in more detail. ‘The Executor of High Works’ was a grandiose title for…
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Robert Walsh, freelance writer
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Robert Walsh, Freelance Writer