I am very excited to reveal the new cover for The Viking Hostage, which has been designed by Jessica Bell. The Viking Hostage was an Amazon bestseller in Australia on its first publication, back in 2014, and has been out of print for two years. I am especially excited, therefore, to welcome it back to…
Guest post on medieval Wales
Thank you to Tony Riches for hosting my guest post on the Turbulent Life of Nest Ferch Rhys, her relationship with King Henry I, and how she lived through the Norman conquest of Wales. Nest is the heroine of my Conquest trilogy. The first book, Daughter of the Last King, has just been reissued and…
Happy Saint David’s Day
Happy Saint David’s Day and happy publication day to me for the launch of the first book in the new edition of my Conquest trilogy set in 12th century Wales! Saint David was a renowned teacher and an eloquent preacher. He practised asceticism, encouraging the avoidance of meat and beer. He founded monasteries across southwest Wales,…
Today’s Launch of Daughter of the Last King
M.N. Stroh’s interview with me is posted today on the Historical Novel Society website to celebrate the publication of Daughter of the Last King and the launch of my imprint Meanda Books.
Winners of the Goodreads Giveaway
Congratulations to the 10 winners of the Goodreads Giveaway for first edition copies of my historical novel Daughter of the Last King. Signed copies will be on their way to you shortly. An astonishing 3,544 people in the US and Canada entered the giveaway. I am running a free book promotion on my website for…
The revised editions of my Conquest trilogy, with new covers by Jessica Bell, are available on preorder now and publication starts on 1 March, Saint David’s Day. Saint David is the patron saint of Wales.
Book Giveaways Ending Soon
Here’s a sneak preview of the new cover for Book 2 in the Conquest trilogy. An astonishing 2,175 people have so far entered their names in the hat for my Goodreads Giveaway of a signed paperback copy of the first edition of Daughter of the Last King. The Giveaway is open to US and Canadian residents…
Goodreads Giveaway and other Book Offers
For readers in the United States and Canada A Goodreads Giveaway opens today. There are 10 paperback copies of the first edition of Daughter of the Last King, set in 12th century Wales and Normandy, up for grabs. The Giveaway closes on 17 February. The Giveaway has only been open for a few hours so far and…
Happy Welsh Lover’s Day
January 25th is Welsh Lover’s Day, celebrating Saint Dwynwen, a 5th century princess who was thwarted in love. Dwynwen had 23 sisters. She fell in love with Maelon Dafodrill but her father, King Brychan, would not allow her to marry him. Dwynwen fled to the woods, and Maelon was turned into a block of ice….
I’m currently running a free paperback book offer. Have a look at the choice and grab one! Book Sirens are also inviting reviewers for the new ebook edition of my book, Conquest I: Daughter of the Last King, which is published on 1 March 2023.