Discovering Books

Discovering Books

I have a tendency to discover a new series of books when they are far from new. Clancy was on his third release when I discovered Jack Ryan. Michael Connolly and his famed Harry Bosch were many volumes into their adventures, Lee Child and Jack Reacher were...
Libraries in Linen

Libraries in Linen

In 1788 the First Fleet sailed into Botany Bay and later Sydney Cove under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip – Meanwhile in Belfast, a Library was opening. The establishing of New South Wales and the founding of modern Australia had begun. The news did...
In Memory of Sgt James McManus

In Memory of Sgt James McManus

In memory of my Great, Great Uncle who died of wounds on the 14th July 1916.  Although I haven’t traced the exact circumstances yet, it is most likely he was wounded on the 1st of July as the 12th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles went over the top on the...
Cover Stories

Cover Stories

It’s been a while since I posted on here but I’ve been busy finishing off the new book, “Face Value”.  Due out in mid-May the final edits are almost complete and the big, big news is the cover has been picked. Finally! I’m going to guess...