Mark Pulham

Mark Pulham was born in London, England in 1955, and lived in Battersea for most his life. In the mid-1970s he started working in the publishing industry, and worked for Andre Deutsch and Victor Gollancz among others. In 1990 he moved to Canada, where he was a stay-at-home dad for his four children. He wrote book reviews and articles for The Mystery Review and The Antigonish Review, and has written articles for some websites. He’s lived on Vancouver Island, in Duncan, BC, for the last 15 years. His interests are historical crime, reading, the English language, and films. Currently, he’s working on two novels and a screenplay.

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Nov 29, 2010
Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen Dr. Hawley Crippen was small, balding, and meek, with large watery eyes that peered from behind gold-rimmed spectacles.  When he fled England for Quebec in the summer of 1910 with his mistress aboard the S.S. Montrose, he was wanted for the...
Nov 1, 2010
Johann "Jack" Unterweger With the help of future Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek and other prominent Austrian literati, Jack Unterweger wrote his way out of a lifetime sentence for murder. Paroled in 1990, and now a famous crime writer himself, he embarked on a wide-ranging...
Sep 23, 2010
William Hare and William Burke William Burke and William Hare are the most famous grave robbers of 19th century Scotland, but none of the 16 fresh corpses they turned over for dissection in the anatomy classroom of Dr. Robert Knox at 10 Surgeon Square in Edinburg, came from...
Jun 25, 2010
Dick Turpin Dick Turpin’s romanticized image as the famed “Highwayman” of English lore was built on the big lie about his one-night ride from York to London on his faithful steed, Black Bess. Nor was he in any way a latter-day Robin Hood. by Mark Pulham “Stand and deliver...