Grimdark Magazine’s stunning review of The Druid

GRIMDARK, the renowned fantasy magazine, recently took a look at my novel The Druid and seem to have rather enjoyed it, judging by their review. Although The Druid is historical fiction, I, and obviously the reviewer, think it can be enjoyed just as much by fans of fantasy along the lines of Game of Thrones.... Continue Reading →

Stay sane during lockdown – ghost stories!

So I've deleted the Twitter app from my phone (I still have an account but am not using it just now) and am not reading anyone's posts on Facebook because so many are sharing things that, frankly, frighten me. So, to combat this, I'm reading ghost (and other unexplained mystery) stories. Yes, to escape the... Continue Reading →

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 →

Mary Anne by Daphne Du Maurier review, cool paranormal podcasts to check out, and my latest news

Hello, it's been a while since I posted any audiobook reviews, mainly because I've been mostly listening to podcasts recently. This morning, doing the dishes, I had the BBC's In Our Time, "The Picts" on, although in general I'm mad about the paranormal and weird stuff. I won't be doing this regularly, don't worry, but... Continue Reading →

Audiobook reviews for February 2019

Amazingly, my brand new, standalone novel, Lucia, about a Roman slave in Britain, has been bought by Audible who will produce it in their own studios and publish it EXCLUSIVELY. It won't be available anywhere else other than from Audible for a year, and then I'll put out the Kindle and paperback editions. And do you... Continue Reading →

The Druid at number 1 and a STUNNING review!

Woke up this morning to see The Druid at the top spot in one of Amazon's charts, even beating Outlander! And a new review of the book has been posted by blogger Speesh Reads, you really need to check it out, he always writes insightful and amusing reviews. "a triumph, an honest to goodness, self assured triumph"... Continue Reading →

Audio Book Reviews – Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier and The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins

Jamaica Inn By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: Tony Britton Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 27-12-07 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I bought this without even reading the synopsis because it was in a sale on Audible and I had really enjoyed this author's other books Rebecca (my review) and My Cousin Rachel (review). Those could, I... Continue Reading →

Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier audiobook review

Rebecca By: Daphne Du Maurier Narrated by: Anna Massey Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins Unabridged Release date: 07-04-09 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I came to this after listening to Jane Eyre (my review HERE) and Wuthering Heights (review) and, well... Wow! This started off slowly, and the narrator, with her incredibly plummy, posh English voice was quite irritating at... Continue Reading →

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