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The genesis of a book cover – Blaise Maximillian: Emancipation REVEAL!


Due to attending local sci-fi events, I got talking to the wonderful and talented Marc Ducrow. I helped him out with some contacts and we kept talking over Facebook (such a wonderful tool). Then, when I was looking for a cover artist for Blaise Maximillian: Emancipation¬†I asked him if he’d be able to take my … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian, now in paperback!


Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat is now, as the title above says, available in paperback! At over 200 pages, this book guarantees a good read whilst sat in your favourite chair, safe in the knowledge that you will never have to go through the trials that Maximillian and Thatcher do! Available on ALL Amazons, you can … Continue reading

Bitter Defeat – World-building an alternate history timeline


The World The Bitter Defeat universe is one that I created for my character Blaise Maximillian, a bitter, jaded, cynical war veteran that can’t leave the war behind due to his duties as a secret policeman on the one hand, and a resistance fighter on the other. It’s a alternate history that sees the Allies … Continue reading

Reviews from fellow authors matter


Especially if they’ve come from authors whose writing you respect and enjoy. In this case, David Guymer, author of the excellent City of the Damned (Gotrek & Felix Novels) has given Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat it’s 3rd FIVE STAR review! Bitter Defeat is a series of connected short stories telling the story of an alternate … Continue reading

Reviews like this make it all worth it


Writers don’t write to get praise. Well, most writers don’t. They write because they feel the need to, and because they want to share their worlds with other people. That said, it bloody made this author’s day to get the following 5* review on Amazon.co.uk. Well and truly made up. Go buy it! “Although it … Continue reading

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