Details of all James’ upcoming talks, readings, signings and festival appearances can be found below. More dates are being added to the schedule all the time, so keep checking back to find out when he’ll be visiting your area.
If you’d like to get in touch with him about arranging future events, please use the contact form.
Friday 21 February
Jorvik Viking Festival, York
James will be speaking at the 29th annual Jorvik Viking Festival about the roles played by York and the Vikings during the Norman Conquest, and will also be discussing and reading an extract from his new release, Knights of the Hawk. Venue: Mansion House in St Helens Square. Talk begins at 2pm and will be followed by a chance to ask questions and a book signing.
Tickets are £4 (concessions £3). For more information, and to book tickets, visit the Jorvik Viking Centre website or call 01904 615505.
Saturday 22 February
Fresh from his talk at the Jorvik Viking Festival, James will be signing copies of the Conquest books, including Knights of the Hawk, at Waterstones on High Ousegate in York.
Signing begins at 12 midday. Come along for an informal chat about the city, the Vikings and the Normans.
Thursday 29 May
James will be talking about the Conquest series and the history behind it, and will also be giving an insight into his current work-in-progress, with an opportunity afterwards to ask questions and to purchase signed copies of the books.
Talk begins at 7.30pm. Places are free but booking is essential by calling 01634 337799 or by visiting any Medway library.
Thursday 19 June
Central Library, Swindon
James will be giving a talk about the ingredients that make up good historical fiction, and the challenges of researching and writing in the genre.
Event begins at 7.15pm. More details to follow…
New & forthcoming releases
UK: Knights of the Hawk, 24 October 2013 (hardcover, eBook).
US: Sworn Sword, 1 March 2014 (paperback).
Germany: Die Ritter des Nordens, 16 December 2013 (paperback, eBook).