I’ll be honest from the start and say this was sent to me for free – an “Advance Review Copy” as it’s called in the business. I have enjoyed Matthew’s writing since his first book and been hugely impressed (and inspired) by his writing career so far. So, when he asked if I wanted to... Continue Reading →
“…enjoyed the fact that he showed how after the Romans left there were still remnants there, not just the houses falling down that you get in some books, but real people, with real knowledge and skill.” Nice double review of The Druid and Song of the Centurion here from Robin Carter at Parmenion Books – check out what he has to say!
Northern Britain, AD430
A land in turmoil. A village ablaze. A king’s daughter abducted.
In the aftermath of a surprise attack Dun Buic lies in smoking ruins and many innocent villagers are dead. As the survivors try to make sense of the night’s events the giant warrior-druid, Bellicus, is tasked with hunting down the raiders and thwarting their dark purpose.
With years of training in the old ways, two war-dogs at his side, and unsurpassed skill with a longsword, Bellicus’s quest will take him on a perilous journey through lands still struggling to cope with the departure of the Roman legions.
Meanwhile, amongst her brutal captors the little princess Catia finds an unlikely ally, but even he may not be able to avert the terrible fate King Hengist has in store for her.
This, the first volume in a stunning new series from the bestselling author of Wolf’s…
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Another new book from me! Following Song of the Centurion in September, and Lucia in October, I expect my new Forest Lord novella Faces of Darkness (starring Little John and Friar Tuck) to be available in late December. Below is the cover art, along with a blurb that will probably change. The book runs to about 30,000 words, making this the longest novella... Continue Reading →
My brand new, standalone novel about a Roman slave is out TODAY, only on Audible! If you've been following me for a while you'll know most of my books have been self-published, apart from The Abbey of Death which was a novella. Lucia is the first full-length novel to have been bought by a major... Continue Reading →
"Song of the Centurion not only builds on the story started in The Druid, but takes it in a wholly unexpected direction. Sequels can often suffer by being ‘much of the same’. Not this time." Superb review by historian Sharon Bennett Connolly of my latest book. Check it out! via Book Corner: Song of the Centurion... Continue Reading →
UK readers have TWO special Kindle deals to check out this month! Wolf's Head, book 1 in the Forest Lord series is FREE on Prime Reading, while book 2, The Wolf & The Raven, is only 99p (usual price £2.99)! WOLF'S HEAD link - https://amzn.to/2IjWP31 THE WOLF AND THE RAVEN link - https://amzn.to/2MeaE4j Sorry, it's... Continue Reading →