The Impossibility of Nominating a Favourite Novel

My teenage daughter will be spending the next few days at a creative writing retreat organised by her college. Since it’s fair to say that her writing skills are infinitely superior to her organisational ability, I volunteered to help her pack. Reading through the check-list of stuff needed for the trip, I saw that attendees were required to...

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Reburial of Richard III

As a member of the Richard III Society I was able to apply for tickets to some of the reburial ceremonies but lost out in the ballot. Never mind; the important thing is that the events are allowed to pass off with dignity and decorum. As long as that happens, I’ll be happy. And when the hype has died down I’ll visit Leicester...

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Update on The Beaulieu Vanishing

I am delighted to announce that, barring any last minute, unforeseen eventualities, The Beaulieu Vanishing will be on sale within the next couple of months. Following on from The Woodville Connection, this new novel takes Richard of Gloucester’s illegitimate friend Francis Cranley out of his comfort zone in the north of England when he...

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