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Why A Simple Mistake?

This book is in final proofread and will be released on Thursday 16th August. It is Book 3 of the Dorset Chronicles. The first two books, A New Lease on Freedom and It Takes a Rogue, dealt very much with historical fiction in my region of the world - Dorset. They had...

A Simple Mistake is Coming Soon!

Here's the back cover write up to A Simple Mistake, book 3 in the Dorset Chronicles, Historical Fiction set when our modern nation was forged:   Anyone can make a mistake…   Believing himself spurned by the woman he loves, Thomas Davenport leaves Dorset,...

A Simple Mistake – Opening Words

hi, here are the opening 700 words of A Simple Mistake, book three in the Dorset Chronicles series: Chapter 1 It was a simple mistake to make. He had thought it Wednesday when it was only Tuesday. But it had enormous consequences. Thomas went to Bagber Manor, as he...

Make It a Date!

Day: Sunday 28th July Time 11am to noon British Summer Time Terry Bennett of Radio Abbey 104 has asked me to do Folk Tales, similar to Desert Island Discs. So alongside my favourite records, I'll be talking a little bit about what brought me to writing, my background...

A Simple Mistake is Coming Your Way Soon

Don't make the simple mistake of forgetting to order A Simple Mistake! Book 3 in the Dorset Chronicles series will be out in a couple of weeks. A Simple Mistake is set in 1689. Thomas and Matthew Davenport go to Ireland separately and for very different reasons. They...

Calling Sturminster Newton

Calling Sturminster Newton! Following on from the launch of The DORSET CHRONICLES fiction series this Friday, I will be giving a short – very short! - talk in the Sturminster Newton Library on Tuesday 16th April, next Tuesday, at 12.40pm. The lunchtime talk is on the...

Book Signing Event in Sherborne

Following the release of the first two books in the Dorset Chronicles series, I am delighted that WH Smith have offered me a book signing day. This will be held at the Sherborne branch on 11th May. I will be there from 10am so please mark it in your calendars/ phones/...

A New Lease on Freedom

A New Lease on Freedom is the first book in the Dorset Chronicles series. It is being launched on 12th April, alongside the second book It Takes a Rogue. A New Lease on Freedom is largely set in 1685. The ‘old King’, Charles II is dead with no legitimate offspring and...

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