Today sees the release of my romantic suspense novella, The Scottish Diamond – hooray! Earlier this week I wrote about the setting in Edinburgh, along with some photos of that lovely city. Edinburgh can be a beautiful place in the sunshine, but I think even the Scots would agree that in the mist and rain it can be gloomy, steeped as it is in a sometimes bloody history.
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One of the themes of The Scottish Diamond deals with the superstition surrounding Macbeth, otherwise known as “the Scottish play”. The heroine, Lizzie, is an actress, and Macbeth is the play she’s rehearsing with her theatre group. Right from the start, Lizzie feels the play is bringing bad luck. She tells the hero, Léon:
‘It’s full of wickedness, all right. It’s well known the play is cursed. For us actors, it’s a nightmare. We have…
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