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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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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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‘King in Waiting’ – cover reveal! And now available for pre-order…

I’m delighted to reveal the cover for King in Waiting – at last! As with the previous books in The Order of the White Boar sequence, this has been designed by the very talented Ollie Bennett of MoreVisual. I hope … Continue reading

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‘It’s a small world’ – or is it? Meeting a fellow ‘Ewellian’!

‘It’s a small world!’ I’ve often said that on my travels, even if I don’t really believe it. It is of course a very large world we live on, and crammed full of fantastic places and people, most of which … Continue reading

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Future plans: Middleham, Barnet and York

On this day, when the focus of most Ricardians is on the sad events of 536 years ago – when King Richard III and many others lost their lives at the battle that became known as Bosworth – it’s been … Continue reading

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Publication date for ‘King in Waiting’ … and another announcement!

Two weeks ago I made a couple of big announcements at the Indy Author Virtual Summer book fair on Facebook. You may have seen them – or perhaps not… It was a lovely summer weekend (at least where I was) … Continue reading

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#OTD in history – #RichardIII became king – and 7 days to our author event at #Middleham Castle!

On this day in 1483 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester, accepted the throne of England and became King Richard III. And it’s just 7 days until Ricardians gather in Middleham to celebrate King Richard’s accession on the weekend closest to … Continue reading

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Middleham Richard III Weekend, 3rd-4th July

I’m delighted to confirm that our author event will take place as planned on the weekend of 3rd and 4th July – the date customarily reserved for the town’s Richard III Festival (sadly cancelled again this year owing to covid … Continue reading

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“The End – Part II” – and a Special #Giveaway and Excerpt from “King in Waiting” for the Jolabokaflod Blog Hop!

Are there any two words that make an author happier (apart perhaps from ‘royalty payment’ or ‘publishing contract’) than ‘The End’? At least when written, at last, on the very final page of the first draft of their latest book? … Continue reading

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Five years ago today… is it ‘The End’?

Memories coming up on my social media news feed tell me that five years ago today I wrote the fateful words ‘The End’ at the very end of the first draft of The King’s Man.* In my head, though, it … Continue reading

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