Rachel McLean

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My Week on Location in Filey

My Week on Location in Filey

The ultimate writers retreat – time to focus on the words, and being in the book’s location. Maybe next time I should pick somewhere more glamorous than North Yorkshire for the book’s location!

Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

I’ve written before about my uncanny (and unwanted) habit of writing plot lines that have a tendency to come true. From the ban on travel from Muslim countries in A House Divided (attempted by Trump long after I first wrote it), to the murder of a politician called Jo in a book I simply didn’t have the stomach […]

Divide And Rule – Chapter One

Divide And Rule – Chapter One

‘Rita looked up to see the headteacher, Mrs Toft, peering in through the glass. Two dark figures lurked behind her.’ Read the opening chapter of Divide And Rule, book 2 in the Division Bell trilogy.

Divide And Rule – Chapter Two

Divide And Rule – Chapter Two

“We’re making you this offer now. You won’t get it again. There’s a van heading to the centre tonight, and you could be on it. If you want.” Read the second chapter of Divide And Rule.