Latest #Lockdown #AuthorReading – from ‘King in Waiting’ by Alex Marchant

In the latest of my #Lockdown readings, I’ve, perhaps bravely, opted for reading the opening of Book 3 in ‘The Order of the White Boar’ series, provisionally entitled ‘King in Waiting’. The book will tell of the events in the lives of Matthew Wansford and his young friends in the months after the Battle of Bosworth.

It can be found, along with links to previous readings suitable for ages 8 to adult, at:

There’s still a way to go before I finish the book, but I hope this will offer a little taste of what is to come…

And over the next couple of weeks, watch this space for more guest posts!

The first will be a fascinating interview with the authors of the forthcoming collection The Road to Liberation: Trials and Triumphs of WWII – Marion Kummerow, Marina Osipova, Rachel Wesson, JJ Toner, Ellie Midwood, and Chrystyna Lucyk-Berger. Look out for this on the day after the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day, on 9th May!

Then, on 13th May, I’ll be joined by fellow Ricardian author J.P. Reedman, with her long-awaited prequel to I, Richard Plantagenet, entitled The Road from Fotheringhay.  The book tells the story of King Richard as a boy through his own eyes. (Yay – now I don’t have to write it!!)

Please join us!

Loyaulte me lie! 😊🐗👑📚🖊✒️

Alex Marchant is author of two books telling the story of the real King Richard III for children aged 10+, The Order of the White Boar and The King’s Man, and editor of Grant Me the Carving of My Name and Right Trusty and Well Beloved…, two anthologies of short fiction inspired by the king, sold in support of Scoliosis Association UK (SAUK). 

Alex’s books can be found on Amazon at:

My Facebook author page 

My Twitter handle  and Matthew Wansford’s

Instagram: AlexMarchantAuthor

About alexmarchantblog

A Ricardian since a teenager, and following stints as an archaeologist and in publishing, Alex now lives and works in King Richard’s own country, not far from his beloved York and Middleham
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