Friday, 6 May 2016

Event at Waterstones Piccadilly with Caroline Lawrence, Katherine Rundell, Anthony McGowan and Philip Womack

I'm doing an event with the excellent authors Caroline Lawrence, Katherine Rundell and Anthony McGowan, and Waterstones Piccadilly on the 1st June at 6.30pm. It's free, but do RSVP to

The Double Axe by Philip Womack | Review | Historical Novels Review

 Here's a nice review of The Double Axe:

The Double Axe by Philip Womack | Review | Historical Novels Review: Bronze Age Crete. King Minos has problems. Athens, a client state, is in rebellion. His eldest son, Androgeos, is killed hunting whilst on a visit…

Friday, 29 April 2016

Aeneid VI by Seamus Heaney: review

I've reviewed Seamus Heaney's Aeneid VI in the June issue of The Oldie. Read it here.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016


THE KING'S REVENGE, the final volume in the Darkening Path trilogy, is almost ready to be sent for type-setting. It will be published on May 28th 2016. Stay tuned for updates. It features a thrilling journey to the centre of time and space on a quest to save the universe from destruction. Featuring a knight bent on revenge; a demi-god; visions, shifting landscapes, armoured insects and basically quite a lot of derring-do. Now's the time to catch up on THE BROKEN KING and THE KING'S SHADOW.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Teachers' notes for THE DARKENING PATH trilogy

There are some wonderful teachers' notes for THE DARKENING PATH trilogy on the Reading Agency website, available here.