Giving the Women of Auschwitz a Voice – ‘The Power of Words’.

Royalties from downloads and page reads of Touching the Wire during Holocaust week will be donated to US Holocaust Memorial Museum  At the end of 2014, I published my first historical novel, Touching the Wire, a tale of courage, hope, and love set partly in Auschwitz, a place where courage was essential, hope was a … More Giving the Women of Auschwitz a Voice – ‘The Power of Words’.

Review of On Common Ground – Book 3 of ‘For Their Country’s Good’.

Customer Review 5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent saga ByTomon 24 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition | Verified Purchase I arrived at the end of this trilogy in the knowledge that the story and many of its characters would live on in my memory for a long time to come. For me this is … More Review of On Common Ground – Book 3 of ‘For Their Country’s Good’.

‘It is easy for a woman to forget that no-one owns her.’

It’s also easy to forget that women’s liberation is a relatively recent concept. It wasn’t so long ago that women in the UK couldn’t vote and that rape in marriage was legal until as late as 1991. To the modern woman this must seem incredible, but for her grandmothers and great-grandmothers, and even her mother, … More ‘It is easy for a woman to forget that no-one owns her.’

Station Toilets, Shellshock, and Freezing to Death

I love historical fiction because of the journeys I take to different times and places. As an author, this journey is truly one of dicovery. Today, for example, I have researched steam trains, Kettering Railway Station toilets, shellshock symptoms, Co-op milk and bread deliveries, gas street-lighting, soldiers freezing to death in Gallipoli, and the Battle … More Station Toilets, Shellshock, and Freezing to Death