Building an Age of Fighting Sail Reference Library, Part 1
Posted on January 15, 2015 4 Comments
It’s a question I’m quite often asked – what books do I suggest would be useful to acquire in order to learn more about the period I write about. It was hard to make a selection from the vast range of wonderful titles that have been published over the years, so I’ve decided it warrants […]
2014: the year in review
Posted on December 23, 2014 12 Comments
Another year draws to its close – and what a year it’s been for Kathy and me! As well as Pasha, the latest in the Kydd series, I brought out a historical standalone, The Silk Tree, which was launched at a splendid party in London in October. Signing events took me far and wide across […]
Stuff a Stockwin in Santa’s Sack!
Posted on November 10, 2014 2 Comments
A book is always a great Christmas present (especially if it’s signed) and I now have 17 titles in print for you to choose from! The latest are Pasha and The Silk Tree. The Kydd series, in order, is: Kydd Artemis Seaflower Mutiny Quarterdeck Tenacious Command The Admiral’s Daughter Treachery (The Privateer’s Revenge in the […]
So where am I now…?
Posted on October 17, 2014 2 Comments
Being an author with quite a few published books under my belt can sometimes be a bit of a strain on the old grey matter when a reader corners me at a book signing or talk and asks about a specific incident in a book I wrote five or ten years ago. They may have […]
Challenges of Translation
Posted on March 22, 2014 3 Comments
[To leave a comment or reply go to box at the end of the page] The Kydd books have been translated into a number of languages around the world. This month the Japanese edition of TREACHERY is published and Yoko Ohmori, translator of the Kydd books into Japanese, shares some of her thoughts. As well […]
Series v Standalone
Posted on November 24, 2013 32 Comments
[To leave a comment go right to the end of the page and just enter it in the ‘Leave a Reply’ box] It’s a question I’ve been asked quite a few times: Do I need to start at the beginning of the Kydd series if I want to read your books? Well, this is a […]
The Kydd Kit: Spread the Word!
Posted on October 29, 2013 9 Comments
[To leave a comment go right to the end of the page and just enter it in the ‘Leave a Reply’ box] Sorry – SOLD OUT ! Would you like to help ‘spread the word’ about the Kydd series? We’ve put together a great KYDD Kit – a special selection of Stockwin memorabilia: some to […]