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Friday, November 25, 2011


It's good to see one of my favourite historical novels has now been Kindled by Belgrave House, an American ebook publisher who does a great job of making authors' backlists available worldwide in many different formats.

A Green Bay Tree is a family saga set in the Midlands during the time of the Industrial Revolution, when it must have been hugely distressing to see the beautiful English countryside being desecrated by mining, factories, ironworks and thousands of forges, workshops and small-scale family industries. But it must have been exciting, too - for this was the time when the UK was the workshop of the world, on the brink of creating the greatest empire the world has ever known, and Britannia really did rule the waves.

This novel is the product of my fascination with this period of English history.


  1. Wow, well done! We've recently downloaded the Kindle app, so we'll go download your book now :)

  2. Thank you, Raven Ladies! You'll be glad to know there is plenty of blood, gore and general mayhem, including a rather graphic amputation...

  3. Oooh, amputation, I'm sold! Off to Kindle it now...