Tags » Anglo-Saxons

Kindle Countdown Deal on The Girl from Brittia

If you’re looking for a historical fiction bargain, take a look at The Girl from Brittia which is just 99c or 99p until 18th December 2018. 94 more words


Teasers for Book Two!

I’ve been challenged by Author JB Richards to list five things included in my current WIP, Book 2 of Quest for New England , provisionally titled Peril & Plunder. 52 more words


Paperback & ebook linked

I’m happy to announce that the paperback and ebook of Rising from the Ruins are now linked on one Amazon page.

Amazon does not yet offer their paperbacks in every Amazon store, but it is available in both the UK and US version, as well as European markets and Japan. 24 more words

Historical Fiction

Review: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War at the British Library

MGM, at its zenith in the 1940s, used to boast that it had more stars than there are in heaven on its roster. It’s a phrase that came back to me walking round the current, jaw-droppingly good exhibition at the British Library, … 2,352 more words

Books And Literature

Name in Print V

Small, but significant: this week, my first ever book review came out in The Medieval Review. The work in question is Katherine Cross’ Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c. 146 more words

Name In Print!

Æthelwulf, King of Wessex

“…and Æthelwulf, Egbert’s offspring, succeeded to the kingdom of Wessex, and he granted his son Æthelstan the kingdom of the inhabitants of Kent and the East Saxons and Surrey and South Saxons.” 907 more words

Anglo-Saxon art and life - for children and teachers

Golden knots hammered out on jewellery, golden knots painted around pages… a golden knot of letters forming the word ‘Book’, a golden grid of letters with an inbuilt riddle… This exhibition at the British Library held me spellbound, almost as if the pagan spells and chanted prayers, curiously mingled in those early days of Europe, had arisen out of the parchment or bronze. 721 more words

Curriculum Resources