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Competition Time!

Over on my Facebook author page it’s giveaway time to celebrate the new audiobook version of Feud!  Click here to win a chance of a free download of Feud on the Audible site – open to both UK and US readers – … Continue reading

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Storming the conventions of historical fiction

I came late to writing historical fiction – in fact late to writing altogether. History was what I knew best but there were a number of conventions associated with historical fiction that I did not like very much. The idea … Continue reading

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Scars from the Past – 99p for 5 days only

Scars from the Past, book 1 of The Craft of Kings series is on a Kindle Countdown discount for 5 days – 99p! The Craft of Kings is the second series describing the world of the fictional Elder family as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Days of Sun and Glory by Anna Belfrage

  In this second book in her King’s Greatest Enemy series, Anna Belfrage builds on the excellent set of characters introduced to us in In The Shadow of the Storm. The new novel concentrates once again on the exploits of … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Cover of the Year – the Winner!

Lots of votes! Thank you very much to all who took part. As last year, we have a runaway winner! This time it is 1066 Turned Upside Down that has carried all before it and probably rightly so. It is … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Cover of the Year Award – the Contest!

I have selected a baker’s dozen of covers for you to consider in this year’s contest – one from each month, except for July, but to compensate I’ve included two from April plus one suggested by you in your comments. … Continue reading

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Christmas Bloghop!

So, the Best Supporting Role Bloghop comes to a fitting end with Helen Hollick’s character from the Sea Witch stories: Claude de la Rue. http://ow.ly/If7v307dn4M Check out the other characters below: The Bloghop is hosted by the marvellous Helen Hollick. … Continue reading

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