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The Silver Rings is Out Now

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The Silver Rings, Book II in the Al Andalus stories, is available today on-line and in certain book stores. You can find paperback and Kindle options on Amazon or other ‘e’ formats ( epub, mobi ) on Smashwords and in … Continue reading

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Walking Burne-Jones

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It was a clear evening and cold. A full moon illuminated the streets below, the white stucco of Pimlico and the red brick of Chelsea. Red hazard lights twinkled like stationary fireflies around Battersea Power Station, as the commuter trains … Continue reading

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Last Hope Island….

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…is the title of an excellent book by American Lynne Olson (Scribe, 2018). It tells the story of WWII – a popular topic on my blog right now – but from the perspective of those Europeans who, after the Nazi … Continue reading

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Launch time

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The Silver Rings is published later this month and, like every book published these days, will have a range of publicity accompanying it.  There is no launch party – its author isn’t mobile enough – but there will be a … Continue reading

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Final Touches to The Silver Rings

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The Silver Rings is nearing publication, the text and the interior of the book is being finalised, discussions are underway with printers about costs and  possible covers are being considered. Dull, but absolutely necessary, I have been proof-reading what I hope … Continue reading