January 7, 2018

After a brief Christmas and New Year hiatus, I'm back to editing Hadan's Reach. I'm about halfway through, and expect to take another week or two to get it all done and dusted. I'm also hopefully getting the cover art through this evening. 

Thanks everyone for your pati...

December 1, 2017

From the blurb:

The room is full of guns. Old ones. New ones. Modified ones. Hundreds of them.

This is a collection belonging to someone who's been killing a long time. Secretly. And very, very effectively.

This is the impossible case that New York detective John Tall...

November 29, 2017

I have finished the main body of the first draft of Hadan's Reach, with only the epilogue to go. Currently on about 75,000 words, with another 4-5k for the epilogue. Then I'll take a break from it, try and corral some friends into beta-reading, then savage it to pieces...

November 10, 2017


A straightforward "inquisitorial procedural". Ravenor and his team investigate the mysterious drug trade in "flects", highly-addictive warp-tainted shards of glass being pumped into Petrograd by persons unknown. The team rattle some cages, piss off the wrong people, a...

November 7, 2017

Approaching 60,000 words. Still looking at a release early next year. Here's an unedited sample to whet your appetite!

They drove north west, through the razorgrass savannahs that covered much of northern Tria, and then into the Han’Goa basin. Either side of them, huge...

October 16, 2017

The writing continues apace! I'm actually very pleased with progress. I've just tipped 45,000 words. I'd originally anticipated finishing the story in 70,000 words, but I've revised this up to 80,000. According to my writing tracker, this puts my estimated completion d...

October 3, 2017

A slice of action from the latest novel (unedited, not proofed): 

They plunged back into the jungle with visors dialed up to maximum night vision. Their drones, with the benefit of a few hours of intensive scanning, had started to pick through some of the deadzones, but...

September 28, 2017

As some of you may know, Amazon reviews are the lifeblood of self-published authors like me. Over 90% of all my sales are on the platform, and an increase in reviews means an increase in visibility--and thus sales. 

With that in mind I've decided to try a pilot scheme i...

September 22, 2017

Hadan's Reach 

Who remembers in the Art of War Trilogy the frequent callbacks to an event known as the Treaty of Hadan's Reach? A few chapter quotes:

‘As humans and citizens of the UN, you have a birth right. You have the right to a home; the right to an education; the r...

August 26, 2017

I'm pleased to finally be able to share Children of the Empire with you!

It's available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0753ZJSD9

And all other ebook platforms: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/744365  

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