Friday, 16 August 2013

New Walk, Leicester - the opening scenes for book #3 in 'The Borough Boys' series

The beautiful houses and Museum of the New Walk area of Leicester. Originally called Queens Walk, or Ladies Walk, and built as a pleasant walkway from the old Borough, up to the racecourse that predates the current Victoria Park.

The walk follows the route of the old Roman 'Via Devana' which ran from Leicester to London.

In 1852 these houses accomodated the cream of Leicester business people. Rich, elegant, this was as good as it got.

Of course, the trouble was - everyone who had nothing, wanted what they had!...

This is the setting for the start of book #3 in The Borough Boys series, which is now, nicely, under way, and hopefully ready for Christmas!

A few more teasers in weeks to come

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