Angel Meadow in the news

I’ve had an enjoyable week launching the book and watching its unexpected rise up the Amazon bestseller charts until it was suddenly – and unbelievably – in the top 400 bestsellers out of six million books. Amazed to be able to say it is currently the No.1 bestselling social history book on Amazon and was also publisher Pen and Sword’s No.1 bestseller this week. Here are the results of some of the publicity I’ve been doing to launch the book. Click on the pictures below to read, listen and watch.

The week started last Friday, 26 February, when the story of Angel Meadow appeared as a big read in The Independent…

Indy slums1

Indy slums2


On Saturday, I spent a good afternoon being interviewed about the dark history of Angel Meadow on Hannah’s Bookshelf on North Manchester FM…

On Monday, the story about the discovery of my ancestor’s home in Angel Meadow appeared in the Manchester Evening News…

MEN story

On Tuesday, I was on That’s Manchester TV with the Friends of Angel Meadow to talk about the area’s past and it’s future…

Then, on Wednesday, I was a guest on the BBC Radio Manchester breakfast show, where I was interviewed about the book. Click on the picture below and listen in at 2hrs 20mins and then again at 2hrs 50mins…



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