BOOK REVIEW: The Angel’s Mark by S.W. Perry

LONDON, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I's control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country's fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks that no one can explain. When idealistic physician Nicholas Shelby finds... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW: The White Cross by Richard Masefield

'A knight who isn't skilled in arms can count for nothing in this world, remember that. It is your destiny to fight.' With the words of his dead father ringing in his ears, Sir Garon leaves his new wife, Elise, and their green domain of Haddertun for blood and dust and disillusionment in Palestine. Meanwhile... Continue Reading →

Camp NaNoWriMo Update – Day 8

Hello fellow campers! We are at the end of our first week of Camp NaNoWriMo and I have royally mucked up! For this month I have been editing my novel, which I wrote last November, and I've been keeping in mind how much I had edited before July 1st. So I could work out an... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Disco Sour by Giuseppe Porcaro

A politician addicted to dating apps embarks on an existential odyssey to save democracy from being swiped away. In the aftermath of a continental civil-war, nation-states have collapsed, the European Union™ holds on, preventing anarchy.  Bastian Balthazar Bux is a leading member of The Federation®, the European network of civil society and local governments. Bastian... Continue Reading →

My Writing Life: Designing Settings

For this weeks post on my writing life I have decided to continue with the theme of planning a story and today we are focusing on settings. I'll be using my experience of creating the main setting for my novel The Revelation Academy to give you some tips for creating your own settings. To clarify,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Sacred Storm by Theodore Brun

8th Century Sweden: Erlan Aurvandil, a Viking outlander, has pledged his sword to Sviggar Ivarsson, King of the Sveärs, and sworn enemy of the Danish King Harald Wartooth. But Wartooth, hungry for power, is stirring violence in the borderlands. As the fires of this ancient feud are reignited Erlan is bound by honour and oath... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Helen Grant

A couple weeks ago I reviewed Ghost by Helen Grant, a thriller novel with a gothic twist. You can read my review here. Today I have the honour of hosting a Q&A with Helen, I asked the questions from a reader and writers point of view, so hopefully they will be of an interest to you.  ... Continue Reading →

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