Monthly Archives: June 2013

Never Beaten #SampleSunday #HistNov

I knew I wasn’t mad but I did wonder about the citizens of Exeter.  Despite the well-armed Norman army camped like ghouls in front of their gates and despite William’s demonstration of the mercy of kings, they refused to submit … Continue reading

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William of Normandy gives a lesson in diplomacy. #HistNov #SampleSunday

I have just read Carol McGrath’s excellent novel ‘The Handfasted Wife.’ The later part of her novel concerns how the people of Exeter defied the might of King William forcing him to lay siege to the city. Carol’s focus is … Continue reading

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Talking with Justin Hill.

Today I am delighted to be talking with Justin Hill.  Justin has written travel books and novels dealing with subjects from China to Africa as well as historical fiction.  His novel ‘Shieldwall’ was a Sunday Times Book of the Year. … Continue reading

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‘Peace Making.’ #SampleSunday #HistNov From my soon to be published novel.

‘And what about Cnut?’ Malcolm asked. ‘Can he control Esbjorn?’ I shook my head. ‘I don’t believe so. I suspect he’s lived much of his life in fear of Esbjorn although I think that may no longer be the case. … Continue reading

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The Scourge of Satan #histnov #SampleSunday

The gate flew open and Esbjorn charged in. He truly did look like a raging bull and we were the puny dogs pitted against him. His face was scarlet with rage and he bellowed like a wolf, raised his axe … Continue reading

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