Tag Archives: fiction

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

Posted in Discounted, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Wars of the Roses | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Battle of Barnet, 14th April 1471

In honour of the anniversary of this important battle in the Wars of the Roses, I’m posting my take on it as portrayed in an excerpt from The Last Shroud, book 4 of my Rebels and Brothers series. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction, History, Medieval History, Uncategorized, Wars of the Roses | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What Do I Look For in a Book Cover?

I had a thought the other day when putting out my blog on Historical Fiction Covers for March. And yes, contrary to insidious rumour, I do occasionally have thoughts of my own. Anyway, I thought it would be interesting – … Continue reading

Posted in Covers, Historical Fiction, Self-publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Historical Fiction Cover of the Week

This Monday feature seems to have become a Tuesday feature – well, I’ll just go with flow… This week, completely by accident – and some may wonder whether I have any other way of working – the chosen covers are … Continue reading

Posted in Covers, Historical Fiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Harrogate Interview

I was delighted to be interviewed for the Review whilst I was at the fantastic Harrogate History Festival last month and I very much enjoyed talking to Sharon Bennett Connolly and Jayne Smith. You can find the interview at The … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction, History Festival, Indie authors, The Writing Process, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harrogate History Festival 2015

The first Harrogate History Festival in 2013 was a tremendous success and in a very short time it has become a major event, attracting some of the biggest names in historical fiction and non-fiction. This year’s programme had its “big-hitters” like … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction, History, History Festival | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Historical Fiction Cover of the Week

Blimey! I’ve looked at more book covers this week than I’ve had hot dinners. In fact, even if you add in cold dinners, salads, desserts and nibbles, it wouldn’t be enough. The one thing that strikes me about covers, after … Continue reading

Posted in Covers, Historical Fiction | Tagged , , | 8 Comments