Historical fiction v historical fantasy (From the Vaults)

This is something I originally wrote for the "Queen Anne Boleyn" website a few years ago. Thought I'd repost it for anyone that missed it. When I first decided I wanted to write a novel I knew it had to be historical. When I chose Robin Hood as my main character it obviously had to... Continue Reading →

Return to Ithaca – the end of an era. Review.

Long-time readers of Glyn Iliffe's Adventures of Odysseus books will probably be aware that he was dropped by his publisher after the third book, The Armour of Achilles, which meant he had to put out the next couple of novels on his own (self-publishing). Thankfully for us, those were just as good as the earlier... Continue Reading →

Review of The Voyage of Odysseus

I was very lucky to receive an advance copy of Glyn Iliffe's brand new novel in his Adventures of Odysseus chronicles, The Voyage of Odysseus. Was it as good as the previous books? Read on to find out!   “From one adventure to another the pace never lets up. Like Homer’s original, Glyn Iliffe’s series is... Continue Reading →

Self-published/ indie authors? What do you think of them and what can we do differently?

Question for you all: self-published/ indie authors - do you read them (other than me, obviously!)? I must admit, although I'm one myself and I like to think my books are alright, I DO still feel pleasantly surprised when I read something by another indie and find that it kicks ass and isn't riddled with... Continue Reading →

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