April Taylor

Biography

April Taylor (pen name) was born close to the English town of Louth, where the Lincolnshire Uprising against the religious and fiscal tyranny of Henry VIII began in 1536. No wonder then, that she has always been interested in history and the Tudor period in particular. A love of research and order led her to become a chartered information professional.

April has worked in public, prison and research libraries. She writes mainly crime, but has ventured into non-fiction with "Cutting Through The Academic Crap: An Informal Guide to Writing Your Dissertation and "Internet Research for Fiction Writers"

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Books

Dearly Ransomed Soul: Book 1 in the Georgia Pattison Mystery series
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Soprano Georgia Pattison is booked as a last minute substitute for the Three Choirs Festival. A fellow singer is murdered. DCI Hamilton, knowing nothing about the music scene, asks for Georgia's help. But can she unmask the killer and stay safe?
Whistles After Dark. A Georgia Pattison introductory novella
Price: Free! Words: 27,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Georgia Pattison, early music soprano suffers a severe shock while on tour in Prague. Her parents send her to their holiday cottage in the Yorkshire town of Whitby, home of smugglers for centuries past. But the shocks are not over. Georgia discovers the body of a girl on the beach and becomes embroiled in the search for her killer.
Shadows in the Light. 15 Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories from writer April Taylor. There are shadows in all our lives. These stories, some amusing, some serious and some disturbing, illustrate aspects of the human condition.
Internet Research For Fiction Writers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
A short guide for novelists on where and how to search the Internet for information on the themes or topics of their books. It also includes sections on evaluating information found, staying safe and within copyright, pictures, useful websites for authors and what to do when you can't find what you want.
Cutting Through the Academic Crap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
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A short, no-nonsense, practical and informal guide for students dealing with the nitty-gritty of writing and presenting your dissertation for college or university.

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