Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

WHY THE POPE COMMITTED GENOCIDE

Or … 13 things Dan Brown didn’t tell you Dan Brown sold a couple of books about ten years ago based on the conspiracy theories of three men called Lincoln, Baigent and Leigh. They had done some research around a … Continue reading

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22 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT JOHN F. KENNEDY

It is fifty years to the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, but his life – and death – continue to fascinate. He was certainly one of America’s most charismatic Presidents. But how much do you … Continue reading

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DO YOU KNOW WHO KILLED PRESIDENT KENNEDY?

Friday is the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. It was the end of Camelot; the death of the last great US President. Only it wasn’t like that. It was nothing like Camelot and Jack had more enemies … Continue reading

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THE SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT THE SHOCKING TRUTH

16 THINGS A WAR CORRESPONDENT WILL TELL YOU War correspondents have existed as long as war, and that is a very, very long time. Before modern war journalism, accounts were written at the end of a conflict, such as Thucydides … Continue reading

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13 THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT CHE GUEVARA

We’ve all seen his face so many times, it’s almost as if we knew him personally. The iconic image of Marxist revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara is one of the world’s most objectified images, found on an endless array of t-shirts, … Continue reading

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NAKED IN HAVANA

THE FIRST OF MY EPIC ‘NAKED’ TRILOGY IS RELEASED TODAY!     And also available as POD from COOLGUS publishing I’D LOVE YOU TO SUBSCRIBE TO MY EMAIL LIST – IT’S DIFFERENT TO SUBSCRIBING TO THE BLOG, YOU’LL GET THE … Continue reading

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THE LEGEND OF CLEOPATRA

  “This is the riveting story of Egypt’s last and greatest queen … creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman who thrived and triumphed in a world ruled by men.” – Publishers Weekly

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THE 12 YEAR OLD GIRL WHO STARTED A 100 YEARS WAR

You cannot blame a hundred years war on a 12 year old girl. But you could perhaps blame William the Conqueror. When he took the English throne in 1066 he retained possession of the Duchy of Normandy in France. Under … Continue reading

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HE FOUND THIS IN A SECRET VATICAN ARCHIVE. OR DID HE?

The following document was recently discovered in the Vatican archives by author Colin Falconer. (or so he claims.)   It is the record of a violent disagreement between William of Augsburg, Dominican friar and special emissary to the court of … Continue reading

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AN AUTHOR GOES ON TRIAL

Call the accused. You are Colin Falconer, the author of Isabella, Braveheart of France. That’s right. It says so on the cover. Yes, let’s start with the cover. You call Isabella ‘braveheart’. History has rather called her a she-wolf. In … Continue reading

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