Welcome to my website
I’m a writer and researcher specialising in the High Middle Ages, although I do occasionally branch out into other fields.

You can't be a writer without being a reader, and I certainly love to read. You can find out more about my favourite books here. If you'd like to know more about me you can find some information here. To look at the rest of this site please use the links to the left.

Latest news 

I'm pleased to announce that my next book, a biography entitled Louis: the French prince who invaded England will be published by Yale University Press in spring 2016. Looks good, doesn't it?

Louis was the king of France 1223-26, but he was also effectively the king of England in 1216-17. You'll be able to learn more about this fascinating period of history once the book is released.

I'm delighted to acknowledge the Authors' Foundation of the Society of Authors, who awarded me a grant to enable me to find the time to finish and complete the book.

Meanwhile I haven't given up on fiction writing: the fourth in the Edwin Weaver series of medieval murder mysteries, Brother's Blood, is scheduled for publication in late 2016. The series is available directly from the History Press, or via any good bookseller.

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