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A third special guest for the launch of ‘King in Waiting’…

My third special guest for Sunday’s online launch of King in Waiting is another historical novelist who likely needs no introduction, especially among Ricardians. Janet Reedman is another bestselling author, known particularly for several novels inspired by King Richard, especially … Continue reading

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Virtual launch for ‘King in Waiting’

I’m pleased to announce that next Sunday, 26th September, between 3 and 6 pm BST, I will be hosting an online launch party on Facebook to celebrate publication (at long last!) of King in Waiting. I’ll be welcoming some very … Continue reading

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‘King in Waiting’ – Out today! #PublicationDay

*NEW* King in Waiting – out today! Continuing the adventures of the Order of the White Boar… It’s 1486 King Richard III has been betrayed and killed Victorious Henry Tudor sits uneasily on the throne of England Richard’s loyal friend, … Continue reading

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One day to go … #KinginWaiting #PublicationDay

“‘Roger will be here soon. Tomorrow perhaps. And then the Order of the White Boar shall be together again…’ Alys’s face had shone with pleasure – pleasure I had also not seen in so very long. Not since … when? … Continue reading

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Two days to go … #KinginWaiting #PublicationDay

“‘Planta genista,’ he said, leaning down to break off a sprig. He threaded the golden bloom on to his horse’s headpiece, where it shone bright against the dark mane. ‘The lowly broom. The plant my forefathers named our family after … Continue reading

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Three days to go … #KinginWaiting #PublicationDay

“My eyes slipped down again to what lay before us. Our first sight of land for what seemed an age. Black cliffs reared up straight from the grey sea spray, from time to time inlets cut through them to reveal … Continue reading

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Four days to go … #KinginWaiting #PublicationDay

“I stood mute, by her side, as she gazed at the high altar before us, the gold of its immense cross shimmering despite the dim light, and up at the expanse of stained glass above. The colours of the biblical … Continue reading

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Children in Read 2021 – in aid of BBC’s #ChildreninNeed

Some fantastic news! This year’s Children in Read auction of books for BBC’s #ChildreninNeed only opened yesterday, and it’s already raised more than £5,000! I’m delighted to say I have two books on offer (in two different categories this year). … Continue reading

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Five days to go … #KinginWaiting #PublicationDay

“Once past the timber and plaster sides of the shops, this score led steeply down through brick and flint walls. Its floor was laid with small cobbles and Storm’s hooves clattered as he trotted beside his lordship. Alys glanced back … Continue reading

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Six days to go … #PublicationDay #KinginWaiting

“I lay there, motionless, while the thudding of hooves passed in the lane, only yards away. The reek of sweat – of men and horses – drifted to me on the chill air. Harness jingled. Then horseshoes scraped on icy … Continue reading

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