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The Dove is Published

Publication Date is this week for The Dove Is Dead, the last bird in the Unholy Trinity. The idea of having the covers to my novels forming a mini-aviary only came to me with the publication of the second book, No Precedent, the themes of which both included and...

The Unholy Trinity

It’s six months since I last blogged. In that time, I’ve completed The Unholy Trinity with the last novel in the trilogy, The Dove is Dead, to accompany Where’s Sailor Jack? and No Precedent. A budgie, a crow and a dove. Life, death and the hope of resurrection? Or...

An Earlier Than Expected Apocalypse

The Dove Is Dead, the final novel in The Unholy Trilogy, is more or less ready to go, or at least was until this last week. Harold Macmillan famously answered when asked what was the biggest challenge to a statesman, “Events, dear boy, events.” He said this at a time...

It’s all Over Now, Baby Blue

I’ve not posted here for ages. I’ve sporadically been writing The Dove is Dead, the novel that’s intended to be the last in my Unholy Trinity trilogy. Although it’s written in Amy’s voice, Richard Shackleton’s youngest daughter, who I’m trying to write as a woke young...

Bob Dylan’s Lancashire

The August edition of Lancashire Life is just out. The magazine was kind enough to give a plug to my second novel No Precedent with a bit of blurb from the back cover. They did this in the middle of a double-page spread entitled Bob Dylan’s Lancashire, written by...