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Out Today – Montgomery’s Battle With Atlantis

M2-Paperback smallWell, it’s been a slightly longer time coming than I’d hoped, but finally, a mere six months late, the second book of Montgomery’s adventures has arrived.
The back cover blurb says:

Hundreds of metres below the city of London, thirteen year old Montgomery Vane tries to forget about his horrible new school on the Surface and master the powers he used to defeat his evil Aunt Payton. But figuring out how to control his magic is a lot harder than he hoped. And there’s no time to lose! A terrifying new threat is surging through the Underworld. If Montgomery is

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And here it is…

The new map, drawn by Jon Wotton, in all its glory!
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There are few things more fun than writing

Whether it’s full length novels and biographies or short stories and talks, the thrill of forging words into stories, of bringing characters to life, of creating something out of nothing, is electric – even if it is also often frustrating and complex.

And this site is where I put it all. Here you’ll find my various pieces of writing, including novels, Bible books and the like, together with blog articles on microholding (aka small smallholding) which is one of my passions.

I update things as often as I can, but I’m usually … Read More

Montgomery Book 2 – Update

A few people have asked when the second Montgomery book is going to be out, so I thought I’d post a quick update.

Firstly, I’m sorry it’s taking a little longer than planned. I did the first draft back in November last year, but there were a number of plot holes and character inconsistencies that needed tidying… which are taking an age!

I’m currently working through the final draft, trying to hammer the last few threads into line – 7 chapters in out of about 30. If I was to say it’ll be out by Christmas, I’d expect that to … Read More

New Steepleford Map

As the launch date for No Time To Stand And Stare is fast approaching (10 days left!), I thought I’d post the new Steepleford map, drawn by super-arty-guy Jon, who created the book’s cover image. Here it is:

SteeplefordMapObviously, for the full impact you’ll need to read the book. It’s available through this website, here, or on Amazon, here.


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Free Ebook & Audiobook
I hope you’re enjoying your visit to my site. While you’re here, I’d like to offer you a free copy of the first book in the ‘Omnifex Chronicles’ series: Montgomery’s Trouble in the Underworld in ebook AND audiobook formats. Just let me know where to send it, below.

Not only that, but I’ll also keep you updated with my occasional newsletter.

What I won’t do is share you details with others or send you loads of unwanted emails!