Wayland's Revenge: historical crime set in 1647: a time of bitter civil wars in England. Village blacksmith Wayland returns from pressed service in the army to find Rebecca, his wife, murdered, his son traumatised and struck dumb. He thirst for revenge - but is trapped in the vicious siege of Colchester, with his suspect.
Lesley Lodge took her MA in Colchester. She now lives on a smallholding, bafflingly close to Luton, after working on regeneration projects and as a journalist.
Her other publications include the Luton Literary Prize winning Blues to Orange, and Lights! Camera! Gallop! The Story of the Horse in Film