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I Swear the Evidence I Give…

“is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God.” “You don’t deny you wielded the axe, severing his head from his body?” “I did.” “Was the victim known to you?” “I am the victim.” “Was the other party known to you?” “Not until the night of the...

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...

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