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ONLY IN AMERICA – Civil War

Published on 27 October 2018 Um...  Oh, dear...  This one has the potential to upset a lot of people but honestly and truly, it could not be helped.  And besides, the characters and their stories are the thing. I tend to the view that authors ought to be unrepentant...

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TWO HUNDRED LOST YEARS

Published 15 November 2018 If the first book in a new series is problematic (for all sorts of reasons especially if it is conceived as exactly that, the ‘first’ book of possibly many), then the second, or sequel presents a range of entirely different problems. Does...

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Apologies for having been off air for so long

Okay, so I have neglected to blog for a while now.  Sorry about that: put it down to a combination of committing to writing too many books in the last year, a month or two of burn out which coincided – more or less - with pre-planned breaks and holidays and basically,...

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NEW ENGLAND – MY LATEST ALTERNATIVE HISTORY SERIES

Book 1 is scheduled to release in ebook and paperback format on Amazon on 4th July 2018. Inevitable, some of my readers will be asking themselves what does the publication of the first book in this new series imply for my ONGOING commitment to TIMELINE 10/27/62? I can...

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The Bomber War Series – Audio Book Release!

ALL eight books in this series (and sub-series) will be made available as audiobooks and in paperback format in the second half of May this year. The production of the audiobook versions of the books has been a herculean task taken on by Andrew Calverley (seven of the...

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Where is Timeline 10/27/62 going

Okay, seventeen books released so far and two more coming out soon.  When I started out I had about five or six book ideas for the series (if that was, anybody wanted to read the first couple I wrote).  No, when I put out OPERATION ANADYR and LOVE IS STRANGE I did not...

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A hatful of projects

Lately, I seem to have got pigeon-holed a bit for being the guy who writes the Timeline 10/27/62 Series.  I am not complaining but inevitably Timeline’s success tends to distract from my other projects. For example, thus far this year and thinking ahead into 2019 I...

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Timeline 10/27/62 Saga

The Timeline 10/27/62 Saga: 17 books across three inter-related series with almost two million words to date and at least 11 more books to come. Never has an alternative history been more engaging. A world in which the swinging sixties did not...

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SOME THOUGHTS ON ALTERNATIVE HISTORY

What are we talking about here?  Counter-factuals?  Altered realities?  Worlds that could, some might say, ought to have existed? It is a tricky business... So, let’ s go back to basics.  I am a story-teller and my medium is the novella, the novel or as has happened...

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