Battle of Watling Street. 60/61 CE. Heavily outnumbered, the Romans prevailed. Boudica blocked retreat with spectators. Maybe as many as 80k killed. The Romans were said to have lost only 400. Hammer: coming in Autumn.
I am often asked why I chose to write in a genre where it is notoriously difficult to succeed. I still have nightmares about the reactions I received for a piece I submitted to a writer’s group four years ago: “stop this nonsense, stick to writing crime”, being the essence of the message. I cannot!Continue reading “On the Origins of My Species”
I am not sure I can call them truths, not in my chosen speciality, pre-Christian Ireland. There were no written records at the time, the “truths” were passed on by the druids as a verbal tradition. They were committed to paper hundreds of years after the alleged events by monks prone to flowery exaggerations. So,Continue reading “Selling Hard Truths”
Here’s the PH Publishing planned release schedule for 2020, the year of perfect vision. A Prelude to War A Prelude to War, The Milesians was released on February 28th. It is the tale of a king who is too weak to rule, a queen who is defiled by one from whom she sought succor andContinue reading “Release Schedule (revised)”
From the first of June, Conaire will be available for free download for a limited time from: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B075X33W6F