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Musings of an historical fantasy novelist

I spend my time staring at my computer screen. So this is my way of reaching out to the people who I always have in the back of my mind. People like me, who love that moment when history collides with the power of the imagination.

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Needing Napoleon

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Serving Shaka

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Rescuing Richard

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Dingwall & Cairngorms road trip

Just a short post to thank Carmen and her book group for hosting me at Dingwall Community Library on Tuesday. There was a good turn out...

I can smell spring coming!

Even up here on the Isle of Skye, hints of spring are afoot. We have had Snowdrop Day at Dunvegan Castle and seen the first brave...

Happy New Year!

Just a quick post with my book-related New Year resolutions. Get book three of The Richard Davey Chronicles out in paperback and e-book....

Hanging out with the Hebridean Baker

Season's Greetings from the Isle of Skye. Recently, I was lucky enough to catch up with Coinneach Macleod at the Isle of Skye Candle...

Back from a Tour of England

I have just got back home to Skye after a tour down south. First, I headed for Coventry to see my father before heading to Ascot for a...

Fantastic Arthurian series by Fil Reid

Today, I want to feature a fellow historical novelist - Fil Reid – Author – Historical Romance Writer. If you like a bit of romance in...

The kindness of friends and strangers

Helen and I are just back from almost two weeks travelling around England. We met lots of people and got good use from our VW Campervan,...

Covid can't stop me!

Just emerging from a bout of Covid, as is my 88 year old father. We are both fine and I am counting the positives in life. With regard to...

Historical Novel Society interview

The Historical Novel Society is an amazing organisation for any fan of historical fiction. I really enjoyed my recent interview with...

On the radio - my selection

When interviewed by Carole Horton on Radio Skye, she kindly asked me to pick some tracks. So what did I choose? Well, there has to be a...

On the radio

Well, this will be a first for me. I am being interviewed on Radio Skye on Sunday 9 January at about 9.30am. The focus of the interview...

I've just discovered Goodreads

I may be preaching to the converted here, but I have just discovered the Goodreads website/app which is great for anyone who loves books,...

A big thank you and Merry Christmas!

I am so grateful to everyone who has bought a copy of Needing Napoleon. It is such a wonderful feeling to know the words I wrote are now...

Finally... my paperback is on Amazon!

Just a quick blog to announce the appearance of Needing Napoleon as a paperback to purchase on Amazon. It has taken a while but it has...

What you see on the back cover

I have just been asked by my publisher to collaborate in the drafting of my biographical details and what will appear on the back of my...

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My list on Shepherd.com

I have put together a choice of five books I think really help a reader get inside Napoleon's head. Originally, I have called the list Best Books for Getting Inside Napoleon's Head!

Shepherd. com is a great site that I really recommend to anyone who loves reading. It is a fresh approach to bringing together readers and authors.


Follow the link below to find out which books I have chosen and why.

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