• First Review Of Dark Age

    by  • October 17, 2018 • 0 Comments

    “Wilde’s descriptions of the battles between the barbarians and the locations where these took place were so developed and enriched that it was as though the scenes were playing out right in front of my eyes. It was this metaphorical sophistication which truly positions Dark Age in a league of its own.”

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    Dark Age – In Shops Now

    by  • October 8, 2018 • 3 Comments

    Order it from your favourite bookshop, or check it out here… The blurb: Bridging the gap between ‘Game of Thrones’ and Bernard Cornwell comes the second chapter in James Wilde’s epic adventure of betrayal, battle and bloodshed . . . It is AD 367, and Roman Britain has fallen to the vast barbarian horde...

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    Hereward Invades Germany

    by  • October 1, 2018 • 0 Comments

    The first Hereward novel is now in shops in Germany.  The second will follow in the new year.  World conquest continues as planned. And don’t forget that Dark Age is published in the UK and Commonwealth on Thursday (October 4).  Make sure you tell your favourite bookstore to reserve your copy. If you’re interested...

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    University Of Oxford Talk

    by  • June 28, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Later this year you’ll find me lecturing on writing at the University of Oxford – open to the public, by the way. The event is Here Be Dragons: the Oxford Fantasy Literature Summer School, which will look at different aspects of the genre across three days, with a banquet thrown in for good measure...

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    Pendragon Gets An Award Nod

    by  • June 27, 2018 • 0 Comments

    The new novel (Dark Age, out in October) is now with the editor, ready for the next phase.  In the meantime, I wanted to flag up that its predecessor, Pendragon, has been nominated for a major award: the annual Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Published Novel. The five other shortlisted titles look fantastic...

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    Hereward – New Sale

    by  • February 5, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Hereward, the first book in the series, is currently on sale on Amazon for Kindle – a mere 99p.  If you ever thought of sampling my work or delving into the life of England’s Greatest Hero (TM), now’s the time. Here’s the link.

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    How Medieval Old Wives Can Save Lives Today

    by  • January 28, 2018 • 0 Comments

    One of my particular interests is how knowledge is often embedded in folklore and myth.  In the past these fireside stories were usually dismissed as flights of imagination by the ignorant – by modern standards – and of little use.  That view is changing. Plenty of noses turned up at ancient medical treatments too....

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