My first new book of 2016 is almost here! I’m pleased to announce that Ve znamení meče, the Czech edition of Sworn Sword, will be published next month, and that this will be the cover:
As you can see, it’s very different to the cover of both UK and US editions, and to that of
As I write this, I’ve just booked my place on the fifth annual London Anglo-Saxon Symposium, which will be taking place on Saturday 12 March, hosted by the Institute of English Studies at the University of London.
An afternoon of lectures representing some of the latest research into aspects of early medieval England, the Symposium
With 2015 behind us, it’s that time of year when I reveal what I’ve been reading in the last twelve months. As usual with these lists, my picks weren’t necessarily all published during the past year, but represent a mix of older titles as well as some new releases.
Unusually there’s only one historical novel
The US paperback edition of The Splintered Kingdom hits bookstores today! Published by the wonderful team at Sourcebooks Landmarks, it can be yours for the meagre sum of $15.99, available from all good bricks-and-mortar and online retailers. (Ebook editions are also available for all platforms.)
The Splintered Kingdom is the second book in the Conquest
Inspired by my annual visit to English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment in Sussex (pictured above), and by a heated discussion on last week’s
Look what arrived this week, all the way from Chicago – a boxload of shiny new copies of the hot-off-the-press US hardcover edition of Knights of the Hawk, published by the lovely people at Sourcebooks Landmark!
Many thanks to Stephanie Bowen, Anna Michels, Heather Hall, Kathryn Lynch, Nicole Villeneuve and everyone else on the team
New & forthcoming releases
US: Knights of the Hawk, 4 August 2015 (hardcover).
US: The Splintered Kingdom, 1 November 2015 (paperback).
Czech Rep.: Ve znamení meče, 15 February 2016 (hardcover).