Tag Archives: England

Extract from my new Work in Progress

I’m in the last stages of editing my new book which is a sequel to Land of Blood and Water. This is set four years after King Alfred’s victory at Ethandun and follows the adventures of Ulf and Inga who … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Curse: Book 2 of the Bernicia Chronicles.

Less than a year ago, Matthew Harffy published his first novel, The Serpent Sword. It was a stunning debut. So much so that I awaited his second novel with some anxiety. Would it be as good? I was fortunate that … Continue reading

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The Joy of Editing

It’s been an interesting August. The reason? I spent several weeks of it editing ‘A Love Most Dangerous.’ As I wrote in an earlier blog Lake Union Publishing approached me to take on my latest novel and re-launch it in … Continue reading

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Yammering like dog foxes. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Here’s the next part of my new work in progress. One of the warriors ran over and held the torch close to the door. The tall man glanced inside and chuckled quietly. ‘Outside,’ he called. ‘Quick about it.’ He stepped … Continue reading

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An extract from my novel Outcasts. #SampleSunday #HistNov

This is an extract from my novel Outcasts. It tells what happens to the ordinary men who were knighted by Balian of Ibelin to help defend the city of Jerusalem against Saladin and his armies. Ordinary men who were raised … Continue reading

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Alice Petherton #SampleSunday #HistNov

I’ve just completed the first draft of my new novel set in the time of Henry VIII of England. I plan to publish it in the New Year. Here’s a sample. Margaret Wicks was by far the prettiest of the … Continue reading

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Blood of Ironside Part 8 #SampleSunday #HistNov

I went back to my quarters.  Anna was waiting for me. She scanned my face anxiously. ‘What did your sister say about me?’ she asked. ‘I decided not to tell her about you yet.’ Silence filled the room, a silence … Continue reading

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