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The Saxon Wolf (Fire Born 2) is now written – sort of . . .

I typed “The End” at the bottom of the first draft of The Saxon Wolf today, which is a great…

What I’m writing about this week, #10: The Hellweg

One of the unsung pleasures of writing historical fiction is doing the grunt-work, ie the research. Not just on the…

Blast From the Past, No.1: Holy Warrior

A few days ago my daughter asked me how many books I had written, and I had to think for…

And in other Robin Hood news . . .

I have a deadline in a few weeks to deliver the next Fire Born volume (The Saxon Wolf) to my…

What I’m writing about this week, #9: Saxon religion

Today Obermarsberg is a suburb of a leafy town called Marsberg (estimated pop. 20,000) in North-Rhine/Westphalia. However, this ordinary, even…

14 things you (probably) didn’t know about Robin Hood

Fourteen years ago (in the spring of 2007) I started thinking seriously about publishing my first novel. I began getting…

The history and the fictions behind my new novel The Last Berserker

I always try to make it clear which stuff in my novels is historically accurate, and which stuff I have…

The Last Berserker – the winners of the Free Book Friday giveaway are . . .

I held a competition last week to celebrate the publication of the paperback version of The Last Berserker and I’m…