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Plaudits for Persephone

Since the publication of Persephone in the UK on May 18 I’ve been giving talks and doing signings at various locales. It’s always a special pleasure to meet readers, old and new. And who could have predicted that on one book signing I’d meet a delightful young lady called Persephone! I’ve been chuffed with the […]

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21 Books – and Counting…

With the publication of Persephone this month I will have 21 books in print; 18 in the Kydd series, two historical standalones and a non-fiction work. I feel very privileged to be able to earn my living as a writer and I’m looking forward to penning more Kydd titles and possibly several further standalones – […]

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Out and About with Persephone

Persephone is officially launched in the UK on Thursday May 18, along with the paperback of Inferno. I’ll be signing copies of these books, along with my historical standalones, The Silk Tree and The Powder of Death at a number of venues around the UK. Do come along and say hello! And I’m always happy […]

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Stockwin Titles: What’s Out When

2017 is shaping up to be a busy publishing year for me. As well as two new Kydd titles, Persephone and The Baltic Prize in hardback, there are three paperbacks of previous titles coming out. As usual, all the books will be available in ebook and audiobook. So here are the publications dates for this […]

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Collectors Sets 2017

There will be a Collectors Set Offer for Persephone the next title in the Kydd Series (out May 2017). As usual, the Collectors Sets comprise a signed, embossed and numbered UK First Edition of the book plus a signed cover postcard. The Sets are strictly limited to 500 in number. First come, first served! Persephone […]

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You and Your Kydd!

Over the years readers have sent me some great pix of themselves taken with one or more of the Kydd books – like this photo from Canadian Rod Redden with Tyger, which he posted a few days ago. I’m compiling an online album of these and if you’d like to be included email me a […]

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INFERNO: Out next month!

Just a few weeks to the official launch on October 6 of Inferno, my latest Kydd tale! For this book Kathy and I travelled to Denmark and Sweden on location research, braving the Baltic chill in winter. The book sees Captain Thomas Kydd involved in the Second Battle of Copenhagen in 1807. This is what […]

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A MegaBundle of Kydds!

To celebrate the upcoming launch of the paperback of Tyger in the US on October 1 my US publisher McBooks Press has put together a very special contest prize — the entire Kydd series to date plus a Union Jack tote! For a chance to win this fabulous bundle of goodies just email me with […]

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KyddFest-12:- Victory

Over the previous months I’ve been celebrating the earlier titles in the Kydd Series, it’s Victory for this blog. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the book, either as a first-time reader or if you’re a re-reader and have read it more than once! It’s very gratifying for an author to be told that […]

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KyddFest-11: – Invasion

Over the previous months I’ve been celebrating the earlier titles in the Kydd Series, it’s Invasion for this blog. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the book, either as a first-time reader or if you’re a re-reader and taken it in more than once! It’s very gratifying for an author to be told that […]

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