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9th Feb 2024 is Publication Day!

Special discount for pre-orders of my new novel ‘Among Sea Wolves’. Viking adventures! Get your copy HERE

SHORTLISTED for the 2022 Chaucer Award!

So thrilled to see ‘The Ring Breaker’ already not just longlisted but now shortlisted, a FINALIST in The Chaucer Award – presented to ‘the best pre-1750s fiction’. ‘Plaint for Provence’ was shortlisted in 2018 so this is my second appearance. Check out my competition here and wish me luck! Results in 2023 in May, I…
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Me in interview

Fantasy author Rune S Nielsen asks me all the tricky questions!

If you would like to know more about me, I think this interview covers a lot, from my predictions about the impact of AI for writers and photographers, to my future projects (without AI) ‘Navigating around my garden in the fog using a sunstone’ sums up my life! Read more here!

The Ring Breaker

Book 1 of The Midwinter Dragon is coming!

Publication Date is 14th October for both paperback and ebook versions but if you fancy a trip to 12th century Viking Orkney – and who doesn’t! – you can order your ebook copy of my new novel HERE NOW! The first reviews are coming in from my advance readers and they are wonderful! ‘A stirring…
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New look for The Troubadours

I want my historical fiction looking its best for the launch of The Ring Breaker in October – yes, new novel on its way! – so Jessica Bell, my cover designer, did a makeover for The Troubadours in ebook format. I love the new look and hope you do too.

The Wheel of Time

A steampunk romantic photo-story

My Christmas project was a steampunk photo-story, featuring my man and me as models (nobody else available apart from the dogs and one of those does feature!) LOTS of fun to shoot and create the composites. You can see the full story as a video – with sound! Here

Another award for the Natural Forces series

'Queen of the Warrior Bees' audiobook wins a Silver IPPY Award

My brilliant narrator Jannie Meisberger has won a Silver IPPY Award for our YA fantasy audiobook Queen of the Warrior Bees, which some of you kindly reviewed when it came out a year ago. This is the first time the IPPY awards have had an audiobook category so it’s great to be one of the…
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2020 Kindle Awards Finalist

for 'Queen of the Warrior Bees'

My 2020 Kindle Book Awards’ Finalist Badge has arrived and I like this encouragement for my sideways step into Fantasy! For details of this and all my other news you can read my latest newsletter for my Special Readers’ Group. Do join at so you don’t miss out on exclusive news and offers! Read…
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What’s your favourite school story?

Find out mine!

I was invited onto author Debbie Young’s blog to talk about my favourite story set in a school or with a school connection… check out what I chose! Read the blog interview here

Anita’s Haven reviews Nici’s Tale

I’m overwhelmed by this review for ‘Nici’s Christmas Tale’ from writer, blogger and Troubadours Fan Anita’s Haven​ ‘What I love about Nici’s Christmas Tale, as well as all of Jean Gill’s writing, is the way you can relate to the characters and events, regardless of the time or species in the book – she has…
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