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Best of 2011

The other week fellow author Douglas Jackson pointed out that we’d both been highlighted in The Scotsman as two of the stand out historical novelists of 2011. So, it’s that time of year again, when newspapers are full of such lists and we start reflecting on what’s gone.  As I’m miserable with lurgy and chapter 41 is giving … Continue Reading ››
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A feast of history

Just back from the HWA’s inaugural Festival of Historical Writing, which took place over the weekend, during English Heritage’s Festival of History at Kelmarsh.  All in all, it was an unqualified success.  Despite the torrential rain, that made it feel a bit like Glastonbury with Spitfires, history lovers turned out in their thousands for the … Continue Reading ››
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