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    The Mythic History of England

    by  • October 20, 2016 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The Tower of London has a real pull for anyone who loves history.  It spans the life of England in all its forms, from pre-history, through Roman Britain to the modern age, a great story – or ten – for every era. I spent a day there recently, ambling around under an Autumn sun....

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    The Dragon

    by  • October 12, 2016 • News • 0 Comments

    I’ve just delivered the manuscript of my next book to my editor at Penguin Random House and to my agent.  The Dragon has some similarities with my Hereward series, and a great many differences. It’s about another of the three great heroes of England (Robin Hood is the third), in this case King Arthur....

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    Out Today – Hereward The Bloody Crown

    by  • July 28, 2016 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    The sixth and final book in the Hereward story is published today. Get it from your favourite bookshop, or order it here. Here’s the blurb: 1081. And so the bloody battle for the crown of the Holy Roman Empire begins. Within the city of Constantinople itself, three venal factions will go to any lengths...

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    Out Today – Hereward The Immortals

    by  • June 30, 2016 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    In Paperback. 1073 – under the merciless sun of the east, a dark force has risen – a Norman adventurer who could rival the feared King William for bloody ambition. He has conquered his land, he has built his fortress and he has amassed his army. And now he has taken Constantinople’s ruler as...

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    The Call Of The Wild

    by  • April 14, 2016 • Outdoors • 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 • Writing • 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 • Covers, News • 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 • News • 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 • News • 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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