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Four years ago today…..

Four years ago today I self-published my novel, A Love Most Dangerous.   It was an unusual venture for me who had, up until then, written books about the Norman Conquest, the Crusades and the adventures of the Artful Dodger. … Continue reading

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A Love Most Dangerous reduced in price in UK Kindle Discount Deal

Between Friday 4 July and Sunday 6 July ‘A Love Most Dangerous’ is reduced in price from £2.45 to 99p on Kindle from Amazon.co.uk. Take a look and tell your friends. Here is the link to the book. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Love-Most-Dangerous-Martin-Lake-ebook/dp/B00IUAQPDI/ref=la_B004Z13HPA_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1404236529&sr=1-2 You … Continue reading

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Alice and the King #HistNov #SampleSunday

Susan Dunster and Mary Zouche were already in the dining room when we arrived. ‘Are you hungry?’ I asked with an attempt to sound stern at the fact that they had entered before me. ‘Starving hungry,’ Susan said, not noticing … Continue reading

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Alice Petherton. The opening of the next novel. #histnov #writing

Here is the opening of my new Alice Petherton novel.   ‘For goodness sake stop that awful caterwauling,’ I said. Sissy looked up at me in alarm. ‘I was only humming, Alice. It was a little song.’ ‘Well it’s a … Continue reading

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Rhythm

Two words I always struggle to spell correctly are yacht and rhythm.  It took me three attempts to write rhythm correctly and I gave up on yacht and used the spell checker.  (I’ve had to do it a second time … Continue reading

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A Love Most Dangerous

Early in April 2013 I sat at the computer wondering what to write. I had just finished the first draft of ‘Blood of Ironside’ and put it away for a rest before I started on the second draft. I thought … Continue reading

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Queen Jane is Dead. #HistNov

It was on the 24th October that Henry VIII’s third queen, Jane Seymour died having just given him the male heir he was so desperate for. Here is an extract from my work in progress showing how Alice Petherton hears … Continue reading

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