Archive for February, 2010

New Novel

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in News | 3 Comments »

On 22nd I mention a new novel. I said I would let you have a title when I knew it.  Well, the working title is THE ROAD BELOW ME.  A contract is on its way.  The story will be set ...

Start of a new novel

Monday, February 22nd, 2010 Posted in News | Comments Off on Start of a new novel

The germs of the new idea I mentioned on 19th January after I had finished I WEPT FOR THE MORNING SUN have been developing in my mind. After discussing the broad outline with my editor at my publisher, Piatkus, I ...


Monday, February 22nd, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on WESTERN

BLACK WATERN CANYON:- My latest Western to be published in Dales Large Print, an imprint of Library  Magna Books. It was originally published by Robert Hale in 1963. It is one of 36 Westerns along with several other books published ...


Saturday, February 20th, 2010 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country | Comments Off on Shetland

A Shetland coastal scene, that would be seen by the whalers who figure in some of Jessica Blair's novels set in the eighteenth and nineteen centuries --  The Red Shawl,  A Distant Harbour, The Restless Heart, Secrets of the Sea, etc.

Jessica Blair’s New Book.

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Here is the cover of my new book due out on March 10, published by Piatkus  Lives become entwined when Betsy Palmer, feeling betrayed by Jim Fenwick, falls in love with Robert Addison whose friendship with Adele Jordan is blossoming into ...

Accolade For a Writer

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Accolade For a Writer

A friend said to her little girl, 'You know, Bill is a writer?' Little girl looked doubtful . 'He writes books,' explained Mum. Still puzzled, little girl said, 'Books that sell in bookshops?' 'Yes,' said Mum. A moment to digest this information then - 'WOW !!!!!'