Saved by the Moon

A couple of months back, you might have noticed a little anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary of our first moon landing, Flash Back Fiction ran a writing competition, for 100 word pieces of historical fiction, with ‘the moon’ as their theme. No guidelines other than that, but I thought I would give it a go. … More Saved by the Moon

Holiday planning with Richard III (and a blatant plug!)

I sense a new reason to tour historical sites coming on… Later today, 19th August 2019, a plaque will be unveiled at Bestwood Lodge, in Nottingham, to commemorate Richard III’s stay at the Lodge in 1485. As announced on the website of the Richard III Society, this is the first plaque in what will hopefully … More Holiday planning with Richard III (and a blatant plug!)

Book Review: Sue Barnard, Heathcliff

On Sunday, Sue Barnard visited to tell me all about her new release, Heathcliff, and today, I’m thrilled to bring you my review of the book, as part of her blog tour.  Genre: Historical/What if…? Release Date: 30 July 2018 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books “It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now…” Cathy’s immortal words from Wuthering … More Book Review: Sue Barnard, Heathcliff

One week to go!

I cannot believe it’s that time again – one week until Publication Day for Kindred Spirits: Westminster Abbey, the third in the Kindred Spirits series. It’s just under a year since I headed to Westminster Abbey to get to know the three thousand ghosts (including seventeen monarchs), and I’m so excited that you’ll get to … More One week to go!