How to Build a Snake Skeleton

When I was diving deep into research for VENOMOUS SECRETS, I studied a lot of lamia images on the internet. Most were women from the waist up, snakes from the waist down. And because my books delve into biology, both real and not-quite-so-real, you know I started...

Holywell Street

In VENOMOUS SECRETS we first encounter Cait on a mission to retrieve a serpent located above a bookshop on Holywell Street – in an old section of London that no longer exists. Though the street had once been the location of mercers (sellers of textiles) and...

Antibodies and Antivenom

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/008AntibodiesAntivenom-copy.mp3 Anne Renwick discusses the immune system and how it reacts to snake venom, the inspiration behind the creation of Cait’s character and how she becomes the heroine of VENOMOUS...

Read for FREE on a Library App

Read for FREE on a Library App Do you have a library card? If so, you might be able to read my books for FREE.   All of my books are in OverDrive, a library program that provides access to books in many countries. If your library possesses a copy of my book (for...

Ye Olde Mincemeat

When I began the research for A SNOWFLAKE AT MIDNIGHT, I knew I wanted to include traditional holiday foods, something distinctive with a smell that would bring to mind memories of the season. Mincemeat pies leapt out at me. Why? Because it was a dish dating back to...

The Tin Rose – Read for FREE Online

Welcome! Thanks for reading. Enjoy your trip back into an alternate past.     THE TIN ROSE A gypsy’s promise. A clockwork poison. A race to save a love balanced on the edge.     Chapter One   The Dover Coast June, 1884 Would she come? As the first rays of...

Curried Pteryform Salad

  Overhead, a dark shadow passed—a hungry pteryform soaring toward the Thames, ready to fish out a kraken or two for breakfast, their preference for the cephalopods the only reason the city council did not launch an armed force to terminate their presence in the...

Glasgow: Hop on, Hop off

We took the City Sightseeing Glasgow Open Top Bus Tour on our first full day in Scotland. It was cold and drizzling, as we’d expected, but that didn’t keep us from climbing to the open top to view the city. Plug in your earphones to a handy jack, and the...

Cranial Nerves 101

CRANIAL NERVES 101 In THE GOLDEN SPIDER, Lady Amanda Ravensburg invents a clockwork spider that can re-weave nerves. Well, almost. Because, as we learn, there are complications. Many of them. As to the nerves themselves, there is an important difference between...

Sacred Wells

Stories of ancient wells and springs have long captured my attention, so when a rogue frog on the loose in a small village of Wales became the focus of A Trace of Copper, I seized upon the opportunity to include one in my story. Where better for such a creature to...

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