john harvey murray


Can parts of novels count as short stories?

I have shared a couple of short stories During National Storytellers Week I shared two short stories: The Three Card Trick and an Amateur Detective Investigates a Horse Dealer. I hope you enjoyed at least one of them. This next offering is the first chapter of my...

read more

Review of ‘Absolute Proof’ by Peter James

What is Absolute Proof? Absolute Proof is the title of a novel by Peter James. It is a mystery thriller and is a good read if you like mysteries and/or thrillers, as I do. It's fast moving with lots of twists like most of Peter James's books. What is Absolute Proof...

read more

Must God forgive you or can you do it?

Does anyone need to forgive you? We all need to forgive one another frequently. I have written about this before. Don't hang on to past hurts. Ask others for forgiveness: don't leave them smouldering. You can also see from the Four Points and many other sources that...

read more

Another story for National Storytellers’ Week

This is still National Storytellers Week As this is National Storytellers' Week, I said in a previous post that I would be sharing some short stories with you this week. I hope you enjoyed the last one. Here's a very different one, about an amateur detective buying a...

read more

Some short stories for National Storytellers’ Week.

Do you like short stories? Although I write novels, I do sometimes write short stories. I'll be sharing several this week, most of which I have posted here before, but I'll try to write a new one if I've time. I can enjoy a good story more than once and I hope you...

read more

Are the Four Points not inclusive?

What's not inclusive about the Four Points? Not being inclusive was one criticism of The Four Points which I didn't mention in my recent blog about the reactions I have had to the one on the Four Points. This is mainly because I have written about the question before....

read more

Were the gospels myths?

What are myths? Different people use the word 'myths' differently. Some people mean they are traditional stories with no historical basis. Some of those who have been responding, online and offline, to my post on the Four Points probably mean it in that way. Others...

read more

Have you heard of the Four Points?

Start 2020 with the Four Points. The Four Points form the clearest, most concise explanation of the Christian gospel I have ever seen. Well, if you want to argue (but why would you? You?) you could say it is one version or one aspect of the gospel. Fair enough, but...

read more

What crime did Prince Andrew commit?

Prince Andrew has become very unpopular. Prince Andrew gave a TV interview which turned most people against him. Why? The main complaint against him seems to be that he was friendly with Jeffry Epstein. We don't know how much he knew and how far he collaborated with...

read more

Is Remembrance Day a bad thing?

Remembrance Day? It's a no-brainer, surely? For many people, Remembrance Day is a fixture on the calendar, a part of our national life that they would miss if it were not there. It is obviously right to remember those who gave their lives for their country in two...

read more

What is LifeTime at St Paul’s?

Have you heard of LifeTime? I have mentioned Lifetime in my press release about the new St Paul's Church building in Penketh, Warrington. It is a new type of church service in a new, modern church. It is for the old and the very young. Every Thursday except 31 Oct...

read more

Do these answers help you?

What answers? I have already posted some answers to questions people have asked about Accounting for Murder, Book II, Old Money. I hope they help. If you've any more questions, please let me have them. I enjoy thinking about them. They might help me improve my next...

read more


01925 445215


07726 490639

I'm Social