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Get your copy of Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat


Don’t forget that¬†Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat is now available for sale. For 8 long years the Great War has raged. Blaise Maximillian has been there from the start. A bright-eyed and fearful young Ensign, the realities of war change him into a hard-bitten soldier and an even harder policeman. Detective Inspector Blaise Maximillian of the … Continue reading

2016 better not suck


Quite simple really. October 2014 – December 2015 has on the most part sucked. This is because, for those of you that don’t know, I had trapped kidney stones, and then became a chronic pain sufferer. There were some high points however. I managed to leave one team in the NHS and join another at … Continue reading

Self-publishing is misleadingly easy


This is going to be a quick blog. Once I’ve got more data from my experiences, I shall be writing a more in-depth article. That said, I’ve had nearly two and half month’s of experience with Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat and so I thought I would share my initial findings. Firstly, self-publishing on Amazon is … Continue reading

Dear Amazon, I’m confused, regards Confused from Exeter


As you can tell from the title, I’m very confused with Amazon. I have set the price of my books to be 2.99 in whatever currency. Currently $4.52. Which is roughly ¬£3.00. So not working then. I then set up a ‘Timed Sale’ thing for today. Black Friday. 0.99 in whatever currency. Nope. Still 2.99 … 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

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