AN ESSEX author releases a second Murder Mystery Novel amidst personal challenges. 

Alan Bruce, an author from Witham, has captured readers' imaginations once again with latest book 'For the Love of Murder: The Girl in the Woods'.

Following his successful debut, 'A Miscarriage of Justice', which launched on Amazon in August 2022, Alan is again proving his knack for gripping storytelling.

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Living in Witham, he juggles his writing with caring for his wife, who is fighting secondary bone cancer.

Crafting murder mystery stories acts as his creative outlet.

Taking inspiration from writers such as Anthony Horowitz, Alan's first two novels showcase his talent for suspenseful plots.

The author has stressed the support caregivers need, and praised groups such as Carers First, which offer vital assistance when times are tough.

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He has also applauded the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity in Hatfield Peverel for their help to cancer patients and families.

Alan has now announced third book The Lemon Tree is set to be published in 2024.

For those who love captivating murder mysteries, Alan's books, available on Amazon, promise engrossing tales that blend empathy with thrilling twists.

To find his book, visit and search for 'A Miscarriage of Justice'.