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First author event of the year! Done and dusted (with a sprinkling of snow….)

I’ve just returned from a lovely trip to Barnard Castle, one of King Richard’s favourite homes. I was invited by the Northern Dales Richard III Group to come along to their monthly meeting and read my short story ‘The Beast … Continue reading

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Barnet Medieval Festival – a review – and preview?

Where does an aspiring Ricardian author go to sell books? Medieval festivals of course, among a variety of other events. And what was my first such festival? Funnily enough, it was at the site of King Richard’s first battle… And … Continue reading

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‘An author’s inspiration’, Or ‘Acting on Impulse – look where it gets you’!

The wonderful Mary Anne Yarde has yet again allowed me the chance to chat on her fantastic blog – this time about how our charity anthology Grant Me the Carving of My Name came about. Many thanks Mary Anne! 😃 … Continue reading

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My latest blog post for @AuthorsElectric (with a fantastic image (c) @EllieFP)

The latest in my regular blog posts for Authors Electric. Something a little different – not about Richard III or historical fiction but nodding at a relatively new genre – climate fiction or cli-fi. Little did I know when I … Continue reading

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2019 kicks off… with some upcoming events

2019 gets off to an exciting start! First up, I’m featured author this week (13-20th January) on The Historical Fiction Book Club on Facebook (thank you DK Marley) (https://www.facebook.com/groups/historicalfictionbookclub/) As it’s a ‘private’ group, if you’re not already a member, you … Continue reading

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Another fabulous 5* review for ‘The King’s Man’! “I would highly recommend this as an excellent read”

As a newish author, checking your books on Amazon or GoodReads and finding your review counter has inched up again is always exciting – and especially so when you discover this sort of review waiting for you! Another fantastic 5* … Continue reading

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A Discovering Diamonds review for ‘The King’s Man’!

Continuing my current habit of missing all sorts of happenings, I’m delighted to announce (somewhat belatedly) that The King’s Man has received a Discovering Diamonds review. 💎 “Although a young adult novel this is an engaging read for adults… who want a … Continue reading

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