A general update

• January 19th, 2005 • Posted in Appearances, News

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have written to me via this website. I’ve been truly surprised and delighted to read all your comments, thoughts and good wishes. I’ve endeavoured to answer your questions as best I can! And I wanted to apologize if you’ve contacted me and not [...]

Prisoner of the Iron Tower – an extract

• May 4th, 2004 • Posted in Extracts

Prologue Gavril Nagarian, Lord Drakhaon of Azhkendir, entered Saint Sergius’s shrine and closed the door softly behind him. Flames from ochre beeswax candles shimmered in the gloom. The air smelled of bitter incense and honeyed candlesmoke. The radiant figure of the Blessed Sergius dominated the ancient mural, staff upraised to defend his flock from the [...]

Prisoner of the Iron Tower

• May 4th, 2004 • Posted in Books

Gavril Nagarian has finally cast out the dragon-daemon. The Drakhaoul is gone – and with it all Gavril’s fearsome powers. But now rid of the daemon’s unnatural lusts and desires, he understands how he has betrayed his birthright and his people – he has put the ice-bound kingdom of Azhkendir at risk and lost.

Sequel to Lord of Snow and Shadows delivered

• October 28th, 2003 • Posted in Writing

I’ve just delivered Prisoner of Ironsea Tower to Simon Taylor in the UK and Prisoner of the Iron Tower to Anne Groell in the US, so book two of The Tears of Artamon will have different titles on either side of the water! And my new short story, ‘Divina’, has been published in UK genre [...]

The inspiration for The Lord of Snow and Shadows

• August 17th, 2003 • Posted in Writing

The idea for Lord of Snow and Shadows came to me some years ago with the single vivid image of a young man and a girl rescuing an injured owl in a snowy forest. Blood on the snow, wild golden eyes of a frightened creature, the towers of a haunted kastel looming behind them… All [...]