A four-time winner of the Bridport Prize and a Creative Writing graduate from the UK’s University of East Anglia, fiction writing is what I love best.
BUY my debut novel, Roebuck – Tales of an Admirable Adventurer: Taking place in a 16th-century South America torn apart by war, piracy and the jealous desires of colonists and cannibals, and based on the real-life escapades of shipwrecked gentleman adventurer Anthony Knivet, Roebuck – Tales of an Admirable Adventurer was published in December 2015 (Urbane Publications).
BUY my second novel, Song Castle: In war-torn Wales in 1176 a great prince throws a party, the like of which has never been seen before. It will be a contest of poetry and music, open to all comers. And all are coming. From across the known world, the festival attracts a depraved assortment of characters, some of which should simply never be permitted to be in the same castle as each other. But the contest can only take place if the contestants arrive, which, on the perilous roads of Wales, is far from certain. Telling the thrilling story of the first-ever Eisteddfod, Europe’s largest competitive festival of music and poetry, Song Castle was published in April 2018 (Urbane Publications).
The next few months for me are involving a fair bit of related publicity – articles coming out, talks, work on the next fiction project and the like – and this site is the place to get the latest. For more on my fiction writing please feel free to contact me.