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The case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?

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Invite the author to your book club or creative writing group, for a one-hour Skype chat about this book, or your own writing. Plus everything at the Collectable level and up to ten names in the back of the book.
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Twelve first edition copies of the hardback for members of your group. Plus your names (up to 12) in the back of the book.
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‘A Day in Dorset’. Meet the author for a morning presentation of her work and Q&A session. Includes light lunch in Dorchester and an afternoon guided tour by the author to the writer’s floor of Dorchester County Museum (admission price included) which houses Thomas Hardy’s actual study which Hardy donated to the Museum. Two dates available, max number each day 10 people.
Plus everything in the Collectable level.
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Twelve signed first edition copies of the hardback, each with a list of questions to discuss and themes to consider, specially designed for book clubs. Plus your names (up to 12) in the back of the book.
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Detailed critique of your manuscript

The author offers an in-depth analysis (approx. 2,000 words) of the first 3,000 words and synopsis of an unpublished work, fiction or non-fiction. Plus everything in the Collectable edition.
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Two days in Dorset with the author

In addition to everything listed in ‘A Day in Dorset’, above: a 2-course evening meal (paid for but not including drinks) in a picturesque Dorset country restaurant. On the following morning, coffee at the Greenwood Café in Thorncombe Woods with the author followed by a tour of Thomas Hardy’s cottage. (Admission price included). Optional half hour walk through Thorncombe Woods, the beautiful inspiration for much of Hardy’s work.
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