First review of Song of the Centurion: “This is the action I need.”

Now this is exactly what an author likes to see - an interesting, thoughtful and (phew) very positive review of my new book. Check it out, David is a big fan of historical fiction but he doesn't mince his words if he isn't totally drawn in by a book. He only gives five stars if... Continue Reading →

THE DRUID – coming soon (really)

So, at last, I have some news about my new novel The Druid. It seems there's not much hunger for historical action adventure books among publishers right now, so, as I did with my Forest Lord books, I'll be publishing Druid myself. That means I need to have it edited by my usual editor and have cover art... Continue Reading →

Writing historical fiction – My treasure trove of research books. Magic, folklore, religion, history, and an extract from The Druid!

A LOT of work goes into a historical novel. Actually writing the thing is the easy part! To begin with you have to do a lot of research before you even think about putting cursor to screen because, unless you're already familiar with your chosen period, you really need to get a feel for it.... Continue Reading →

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