Stephen Caldwell finds himself rotting in a Polish prison for a murder he maintains he did not commit. Just who is the mysterious blonde woman found stabbed to death on the floor of his hotel bathroom and why would anyone want to frame him? Richard Cruttwell's Room 13: Between Hell & Redemption is an account of how the central character serves his time and is then released to begin his quest as to who did this to him and why.
Moving between Poland and the UK, Room 13 Between Hell & Redemption is full of drama and intrigue with strong characterisation. Perhaps more than anything, it explores the weaknesses of the human condition and how we are all to some extent, shaped by our past experiences. This is a recurring theme in the book and leads the reader to a none too predictable conclusion.
Born in Bexley, Kent in 1961, Richard found the newly emerging punk rock scene to be the perfect outlet for teenage angst, but after shelving his personal dreams of attaining rock and roll stardom, he put his life on hold to provide for, and raise his son and daughter. Turning his creative focus to photography and writing, Richard found inspiration in the Eastern European countries that he visited frequently on his travels. Following a 32-year absence from live musical performances, Richard made a comeback as a guitarist with punk band The East End Badoes, alongside his son, James, and in April 2017 married his partner, Liane, at Upnor Castle.
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