Category Archives: historical novel

Nowt to do

I’ve finished writing the sequel to ‘Tom Fleck’. It’s called ‘The Black Caravel,’ and I’m now waiting for Amazon to complete the combination of the paperback and eBook pages. But it’s there if you’d like it. Meanwhile – having nothing … Continue reading

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We slip away . . .

Here’s me, spending Sunday, writing another historical novel, and this appears: http://www.newstatesman.com/2016/03/can-we-ever-know-what-will-escape-oblivion-history  

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Heart Toucher

I’d stopped looking at my novel’s Amazon page. I see today ‘Tom Fleck’ has had 35 reviews and one I’d missed touches me right in the heart centre. The reader has completely caught the spirit I intended. Here it is: 4.0 out of 5 … Continue reading

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500 years ago this morning

Re-enactment Image, from iFlodden. 500 years ago, right now as I sit with an Earl Grey a few miles from Twyzell Bridge, Tom Fleck crossed this bridge in the rain. The bridge was just two years old in 1513. The … Continue reading

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Tom Fleck – a new review.

Tom Fleck on Amazon I’m delighted with a new 5 star review that appeared today. It was unsolicited and from Rebecca Jones. Rebecca writes for the new arts and writing on-line magazine, ‘What The Dickens’ http://www.wtd-magazine.com/ A Human and Credible … Continue reading

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A new reader, a new review.

Visitors on the shore at Sandsend, Whitby. Ring Plovers? And then, also today, a new reader! By C. Kirby (England) – See all my reviews (REAL NAME) This review is from: Tom Fleck (Paperback) I found Tom Fleck to be … Continue reading

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Why Tom Fleck?

Tom Fleck’s declaration of love: ‘You are the first gleam of dawn that swells the green linnet’s breast, and throbs his heart with joy. You are the sun at Noon, that golds the barley, and pulls the bee to the … Continue reading

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Return to Northallerton

After 500 years Tom Fleck went back to Northallerton – in a sense. Well, we took some copies of his story to a new bookshop in that market town. On the way, there was another return journey – we called … Continue reading

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