As promised in the last newsletter, this is a new direction for Hawkwood. Passionate and original, Act of Charity is a tale of human frailties set in the London Borough of Hackney, a hard-hitting story with a multitude of characters thrown into turmoil after a sudden, traumatic loss. Moving and disturbing, this is a powerful, memorable read.
The press conference was held at Stoke Newington. Although the Hackney Station was nearer the scene of the crime, Stoke Newington was set up for such invasions by journalists. They weren’t that regular, but unfortunately they weren’t that uncommon either. This was an unusually large gathering with national reporters and photographers and also a host of TV crews. Faraday disliked this part of his work, but it was essential not only for the news broadcasts but also for the information and leads they could initiate.