Author’s Inside Track: None Stood Taller The Price of Freedom

I didn’t dream as a self-published author that “None Stood Taller” would become a bestseller. It has enjoyed success beyond my wildest imagination. I thank everyone who helped to make that possible, and of course I thank you, the reader. It all started with a simple idea: take a woman from the East End of […]

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Author’s Inside Track: None Stood Taller, The Final Year

Authors Inside Track “The Final Year” If you felt the ground shake beneath your feet on Tuesday, September 14th, it was because a seismic event took place in Gloucestershire, England. It has taken almost exactly a year to complete the follow-up book to “None Stood Taller” but finally it’s published on Amazon. I knew exactly […]

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Author’s Inside Track: None Stood Taller

Following my previous two books, it was very tempting when considering a new novel to continue with the same characters. However, I wanted to write something different, a new challenge. I decided upon World War Two as the backdrop to my story, and a young woman as my principal character. My initial idea was a […]

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The disastrous picnic

Author’s Inside Track: Charlie’s Story

I was amazed how rapidly I became attached to Charlie. I found him to be an endearing character who seemed to be telling his own story. Stanley is based on an old friend of mine, Rex and, believe it or not, all those anecdotes are true. I have tried to create a bit of mystery […]

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Alexei's yacht

Author’s Inside Track: Joanna’s Story

I didn’t set out to write a two-part story, but the moment I typed Charlie’s dramatic ending, it was inevitable. It was obvious as soon as I thought about it. This was an opportunity for something a bit special. If I was desperate to find out about Joanna, I knew that the reader would be […]

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