Tag Archives: Vikings

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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1016 and all that

The start of a new year seems a good time to take a really long, backward look at history. I’m going to do this in one thousand year leaps. So today, here are a few things which happened in the … Continue reading

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My new novel #SampleSunday #Historical

Phew, it’s been a long journey but my new novel about Alfred the Great will shortly be available on Amazon Kindle. I’ve posted two extracts on the blog already. Here’s another. The war-band were standing quietly now on the northern … Continue reading

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A New Year

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I’ve been in a  bit of a turmoil, trying out various ideas for new novels, discarding some ideas immediately, planning others, liking some of them enough to start them. I wrote 13,000 words … Continue reading

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