Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas 1066. The Lost King: Resistance. #SampleSunday #HistNov

On Christmas morning Oswald woke me early and beckoned me to the window.  I glanced outside.  The sky was as grey as iron and as I watched snowflakes began to swirl.  By the time I got my clothes on the … Continue reading

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Over the cliff

In David Lodge’s excellent book ‘A Man of Parts,’ he tells how his protagonist HG Wells felt unsettled and out of sorts when he had finished a novel.  I can well understand it. I have just finished work on ‘Outcasts’, … Continue reading

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Outcasts: Crusades 1 #SampleSunday #HistNov

My new novel ‘Outcasts’ is published as an e-book on Amazon and Smashwords. It will be available from other outlets later this month.  It is priced at $3.00, £1.93 and €2.20 or thereabouts. PROLOGUE JERUSALEM 1185 The young man sprawled … Continue reading

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Part 10 of ‘Outcasts’. #SampleSunday #HistNov

CHAPTER 5 BALIAN OF IBELIN Jerusalem Fear flooded the city like a plague.  It swept down from the Church and through the streets to the citadel.  The people of the city hurried towards the high battlements, desperate to glimpse what … Continue reading

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