The Quartering of Hotspur

Testing, testing.

I’ve been involved in the making of three casebooks so far: on The Battle of Brunanburh, Owain Glyndwr, and the Battle of Crécy. One of the great things about working on these projects has been seeing how they bring forgotten documents to light – a fact that has been much…

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2016 Spring and Summer Appearances

Testing, testing.

2015 was an exciting year for me, with the release of the Crécy Casebook and The Shards of Heaven, the publication of a short story, and a few articles published hither and yon. Oh, plus I wrote another novel. All of which is to say that, well, 2016 is looking…

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Cover-up: The Gates of Hell

The Gates of Hell (Shards #2)

A little less than a year ago, I was talking about the design of the cover for The Shards of Heaven, my debut novel from Tor Books. Now here I am to talk about the design of the cover for its sequel, The Gates of Hell, which will be published…

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Shards of Heaven: Alive and Well

Shards-Thumb

So it’s been three weeks since the release of my novel The Shards of Heaven, and things have obviously been busy! I wouldn’t have known it before going through this experience, but having a book launch on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving was rough in some ways. For one thing, folks tend…

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Shards of Heaven: The Start is Nigh

"Oh gods, how do I spell my name again?!?" (Photo: Amy Romanczuk)

On Tuesday, 24 November, my novel The Shards of Heaven will at long last be released. Pre-orders will arrive on doorsteps. Copies will be in stores. Over seven years since I finished it, the book will officially be born.  A number of folks have asked me this week how it…

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