An Epic Fantasy set in an original world. On the Holy Mountain of Oroson women cannot hold positions of authority over men, but Princess Saran, facing the imminent death of her father and becoming the last of their dynasty, plans to take the crown. Her enemies are greater than she knows. The original occupants of … Continue reading The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom: Read for FREE!
What might have happened if Eugenics had become government policy in a Britain of the 1930’s as many expected? Eugenica is the answer. A dark and disturbing adventure. As Brinley Husher, the Minister for Social Biology (MoSB), opens an International Eugenics Congress on board the R102 airship young Grace and Thomas are taken as government … Continue reading Eugenica: Read for FREE!
In our not too distant future, the world we know disappears in an called ‘the collapse’. Human civilisation fails. Out of the ashes rises a new society. It is one based on science, technology, and efficient resource management. They are called the Oasis. In an effort to learn from their mistakes, scientists travel to the … Continue reading Mesozoic: Read for FREE
After writing about the subject of giving my work away for free I have decided to do that very thing this week. Have I changed my mind? No, not exactly. I have been dipping my toe into the choppy waters of marketing. It did not take me long to be reminded that you have to … Continue reading Oh look, a Free Book!
I spent some time looking at that old bugbear marketing before I officially released The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom. I decided to utilise one of the recommendations regarding doing a book-launch. It was a very simple idea; give the book away for free. The eBook market is saturated. Thanks to fifty Shades of Grey … Continue reading Launching ‘The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom’
There is always something satisfying in announcing the release of a new novel. The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom is my sixth book and it still gives me a thrill. There was a time when I thought it would never see the light of day, but then everything just came together. I very happy with … Continue reading The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom is Here!
I am in the process of trying to market The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom. To be honest, and as I have previously mentioned, I am not a fan of this particular aspect of being an independent author. As I am still waiting to make it big, however, then there seems to be no real … Continue reading Getting Ready for the Big Launch
Well, The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom (hereafter known as QMK) is almost finished. I expect to have the book published to Kindle this weekend. I will not be advertising the fact, however. My attention is going to be centred elsewhere for at least a week, other things are happening in my life, good things … Continue reading This Fantasy Thing
The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom should be finished by now, but I am still struggling to complete it. I think that I have realised the problem; it is not just one book. I do not know exactly how many books it is, to be honest, possibly three. Maybe four. I do not know. I … Continue reading When Your Book is more than One Book
I put Mesozoic up for audition with a view to it being turned into an audiobook. A narrator called Noah gave it a go and I have to admit that he submitted one of the best auditions that I have heard in a long time. The standard procedure is to give three pieces from the … Continue reading Let the Dinosaurs Roar