This week on the blog I’m pleased to be interviewing award-winning and bestselling historical novelist Elizabeth Chadwick, whose latest novel, The Winter Crown, the second volume in her Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy, has just been published in the UK.
Eleanor (or Alienor as she was called by contemporaries, and as she is referred to in [...]
Recently I came across an article from Londonist, the online magazine, that featured a map of Anglo-Saxon London drawn by Matt Brown. It’s a terrific piece of work that depicts the geography of the area during the early Middle Ages and [...]
Many thanks to everyone who entered my recent giveaway on Twitter to celebrate the publication by Sourcebooks of Tancred’s second adventure, The Splintered Kingdom.
Five lucky winners of the prize draw were selected using a random number generator. Each will each receive a signed copy of the book in [...]
Earlier this year I ran a competition for my UK readers to win a signed paperback copy of Knights of the Hawk. I didn’t want my North American readers to feel left out, though, so I’m pleased to announce today that the amazing people at my publisher, Sourcebooks, are kindly offering no less than five [...]
“They came at first light, when the eastern skies were still gray and before anyone on the manor had risen. Shadows lay across the land: across the hall upon the mound and the fields surrounding it, across the river and the woods and the great dyke beyond that runs from sea to sea. And it [...]
Hot on the heels of last week’s addition to Tancred’s England, my historical guide to the kingdom as it was c.1066, I present to you another potted history for your delectation, this time focussing on the city of Durham.
As readers of Sworn Sword [...]
New & forthcoming releases
US: The Splintered Kingdom, 5 August 2014 (hardcover).
UK: Knights of the Hawk, 22 May 2014 (paperback).
Germany: Die Ritter des Nordens, 16 December 2013 (paperback, eBook).