My next Sir John Hawkwood book will be published on 7th September 2023. Sir John Hawkwood is not getting any younger but he is now the supreme condottiero, not only… Read more

The Orchid Hour by Nancy Bilyeau

What a delight of a book. It blooms into life from the first page. From the moment you open the book and start to read you are emersed in the… Read more

HNS North America Conference 2023

Well, I am back from another successful and enjoyable Historical Writers Conference. I got to meet up with old friends from previous HNS North America conferences and met some new… Read more

May Napoleonic Offer

On the 12th of May, 1803 the Peace of Amiens ended and the war between France and England resumed. This was the start of Sir Arthur Wellesley’s climb to the… Read more

May Viking Offer

For a limited time only, get The Vengeance Trail (Kindle edition) now for £1.99 in the UK, $2.99 in the US. The Vengeance Trail is the last story from the… Read more

Hastings Video Blog

As I was excited to have written a brand new series, and in particular to have written about the battle of Hastings, I made a video about it. The book… Read more

The Reconquista

I just had a week in the Algarve and visited Silves Castle and Lagos. Both were Moorish until the Portuguese and Spanish reconquered them. The castle was fantastic. For those… Read more


On the 26th of May I will be publishing the first book in a new series. Conquest is the story of the Norman Conquest of England, Scotland and Wales. I… Read more


The last book in the Tudor Warrior Series will be published on 27th April 2023. James of Ecclestone is now a rich man, a family man and a respected landowner…. Read more

Historical Novel Society North America Conference 2023

I am really excited to be going back to the Historical Writers Conference. This year it is in San Antonio, Texas, one of my favourite American cities. I will be… Read more

My first book of 2023 is the next instalment of Sir John Hawkwood

The real life story of an English warrior who fought at Crecy and Poitiers and went on to become one of the most famous conditierre not only in Italy but… Read more

New Lord Edward’s Archer book: Wallace’s War

This is the first Lord Edward’s Archer published by Sword Books as opposed to Lume/Endeavour and I am very excited about the move. The story is about William Wallace and… Read more