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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 delighted to say that I have recently signed two new book contracts.

In fiction, the fifth novel in my 'mediaeval mystery' series, Give Up the Dead, will be published by The Mystery Press in 2018, and will take Edwin Weaver on a dangerous mission to England's south coast, where a French invasion fleet is approaching.

In non-fiction, Yale University Press will be publishing Matilda: Empress, Queen, Warrior in 2019. This is a new biography of the woman who almost became England's first queen regnant, and without whom there would have been no Plantagenets and no Tudors.

I'll post more information and jacket covers as soon as I have them ...

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