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Edward II and the red-hot poker: murder most faked

This is why I love history. You think you know something about a time and a place, say, England in…

Battle of the Boyne – fought on this day* 330 years ago

On a blisteringly hot day in July 1690, on the banks of a placid brown river in the east of…

The Cockpit of Europe and other popular war zones

You may laugh but, one day, when I have sufficient time and money, I’m going to go to Belgium for…

Scary monsters (and super creeps)

The other day one of my readers asked which of the bad guys in my books was the worst –…

Slave power – medieval warships driven by whips

One of the most difficult chapters to write in Robin Hood and the Caliph’s Gold, my new addition to the…

The Outlaw Chronicles – in chronological order

Some people have been asking me about the order of the Robin Hood and Alan Dale novels and ebook short…

New mentor service for historical fiction authors

The other day someone said to me, “You know, Angus, what you should do is write a spin-off series about…

Robin Hood and the Caliph’s Gold – an extract

This is an extract from my new adventure novel Robin Hood and the Caliph’s Gold, which I thought I would…