Out and About with Persephone
Posted on April 18, 2017 4 Comments
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 […]
Stockwin Titles: What’s Out When
Posted on March 28, 2017 3 Comments
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 […]
Standalones Sail Stateside!
Posted on September 20, 2016 4 Comments
I’m delighted to announce that my two historical standalones, The Silk Tree and The Powder of Death have been released in ebook and audiobook formats in the States and Canada. These books are the first two of my standalone series: The Gamechangers: Moments of History. Physical books of the titles will be released a little […]
Blogging away, blogging away – more thoughts…
Posted on July 2, 2015 7 Comments
First, I must thank you again for all the feedback and comments on my blogs. Being an author can be a pretty isolated life so it’s always great to hear from readers! And while I thoroughly enjoy writing the Tom Kydd series – and my other historical fiction – it’s a pleasant diversion to put […]
Contests: A Trio of Goodies!
Posted on June 23, 2015 2 Comments
We all love a chance to win and I hope there’s something to tempt everyone here with not one but three prizes on offer! The contests close on July 20 and you may enter all for which you’re eligible. (The Silk Tree contest is restricted to UK residents; the other contests are open worldwide.) Best […]
The Book ‘n’ Bag Bumper Draw!
Posted on February 25, 2015 3 Comments
I’m delighted to launch a new contest with three special prizes! Each prize will be one signed copy of The Silk Tree or Stockwin’s Maritime Miscellany or Pasha, along with a special tote and a selection of bookmarks and postcards. The first draw will be on March 4, the second on March 11 and the […]
Ten Cool Facts: Hagia Sophia
Posted on January 11, 2015 1 Comment
The first of a series of blogs spotlighting some of the marvels I’ve come across as I’ve travelled the world researching my books. There’ll be a contest with each blog so watch out for a chance to win book prizes! The glorious Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (formerly Constantinople) is regarded by many as the eighth […]
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 […]
She Speaks: The Silk Tree – Launched in Style!
Posted on November 1, 2014 6 Comments
Just returned to Devon after a whirlwind two days in London for the launch of The Silk Tree. The launch party was held at Goldsboro books and with wine flowing and spirited conversations all around the room, the guests spilled out into Cecil Court. Fortunately it was one of those lovely balmy evenings, unusual for […]