Author Shanna Hogan, 38, dies from brain injury after drowning in pool in front of her 15-month-old son

AUTHOR Shanna Hogan has died aged 38 from a brain injury after drowning in a pool in front of her 15-month-old son. The best-selling writer was swimming with Zander in their at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 28 when she lost her footing and hit her head, her obituary states. Hogan's husband, Matt LaRussa, arrived home to find […]

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Author recalls growing up in estate plagued by drugs and prostitution

Author who grew up on a Scottish ‘sink estate’ in the 90s with an alcoholic father and a sister who died of a heroin overdose reveals how she ‘studied her way out’ amid petrol bombs and violent brawls Writer Lynne Coleman, of Edinburgh, grew up on ex-council estate in Glasgow  Claims arson, vandalism and violent brawls were ‘commonplace’ in Auchenback […]

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