Review of Blood & Sugar, The Sunday Times, 11 January 2019

Blood & Sugar, a historical crime novel from Laura Shepherd-Robinson, plunges the reader into the murky, world of the London slave trade at the end of the 18th century. Read more

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Review of Blood & Sugar, Financial Times, 4 January 2019

When historical crime fiction arrives with an encomium from the doyen of the genre, CJ Sansom, attention must be paid. And this debut by a young British writer has set the bar high for her peers in 2019.  Read more

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Mantle acquires two historical crime leads in ‘hotly contested’ auction, The Bookseller, 3 July 2018

Katherine Cowdrey, The Bookseller, July 3, 2018

Mantle has acquired two historical crime thrillers by debut author Laura Shepherd-Robinson in a “hotly contested” auction, earmarked to be “lead hardbacks” for January 2019 and 2020.

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