• The Call Of The Wild

    by  • April 14, 2016 • 1 Comment

    I am not what you would call an indoors person. I’ve always enjoyed the outsider lifestyle on lots of levels.  And, for me, adventure has always been a key part of appreciating life and the world. For a week, I slept in a tent in the Arctic Circle.  -20C, -30C with windchill.  Waking with...

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    The Legend Of David Gemmell

    by  • April 12, 2016 • 0 Comments

    A great many writers of historical fiction, fantasy and heroic fiction have been inspired by David Gemmell’s evocative writing and muscular plotting.  From the publication of his first novel in 1984, he established a position in bestseller lists across the globe and was prolific in his output. But sometimes it’s very easy to see...

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    Hereward The Bloody Crown

    by  • January 16, 2016 • 2 Comments

    Here’s the cover: Here’s the blurb: 1081. And so the bloody battle for the crown of the Holy Roman Empire begins. In Constantinople, three factions will go to any length…will kill any number…to seize the throne. Outside the city’s walls, twin powers threaten a siege that will crush the once-mighty empire forever. To the...

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    This Summer

    by  • December 9, 2015 • 2 Comments

    If you’re looking for something to do when the sun is shining, there’s this… And after that, we’re on to the Dark Age, and the truth behind the legend of Pendragon…  

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    Hereward The Immortals – Out Today

    by  • August 13, 2015 • 4 Comments

    Surrounded on all sides by enemies in the Roman Empire, Hereward and the Spear-brothers must fight as never before.  We have a Norman adventurer, as that military force continues to spread its tentacles across Europe.  And have we forgotten England and our friends and enemies there?  No, we haven’t. This is a turning point...

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    New Book Deal

    by  • April 28, 2015 • 5 Comments

    As book five of the Hereward saga (The Immortals – more on that soon) winds its way towards publication in July, I thought I should warn the world that I have just signed a new three-book deal with my publishers, Penguin Random House.  Here’s the announcement, as featured in The Bookseller: Transworld has acquired...

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    A New Era For Hereward

    by  • March 18, 2014 • 1 Comment

    In July, expect to see a brand new Hereward story.  It now has a name – Wolves of New Rome – and it follows on seamlessly from the end of End of Days. Here’s the blurb: 1072 – The great battle has been lost. King William stands victorious. And for the betrayed and abandoned English...

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    The Winter Warrior – Published Today

    by  • November 14, 2013 • 2 Comments

      Out in the USA today, from Pegasus Books, in hardback and audiobook. As a note to European readers, this is a retitled version of Hereward: The Devil’s Army, the second Hereward book.  DO NOT BUY if you already have that version, as amazon.co.uk will undoubtedly import it. The Time of the Wolf, the...

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