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Free Book Friday – The Last Berserker paperback giveaway

To celebrate the publication of The Last Berserker, the first novel in my new Viking saga (Fire Born 1), I…

A historical novelist’s guide to becoming a Viking berserker

I belong to a wonderful organisation called the Historical Writers’ Association (HWA) and a couple of weeks ago I wrote…

Extract from The Last Berserker: Prologue

The day has come. It’s finally here. The Last Berserker, the first volume in the Fire Born series, my new…

The Great Wall of Denmark

I watched The Dig last night, a movie about the 1939 excavation of an Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo,…

The Robin Hood files – a virtual talk with Q&A

I was supposed to be travelling to Nottinghamshire in the spring of 2020 to give a talk at the Inspire…

The Last Berserker extract: Chapter 1

I have written a Viking adventure novel – the first of many, I hope – called The Last Berserker. It…

Could the real Robin Hood have been German?

Every five or six years, a new book or magazine article comes out claiming to have discovered the identity of…

So you want to become a berserker?

You’re probably thinking that you need to consume a handful of magic mushrooms, or at least a jug or two…