The House Of One Hundred Clocks by A.M. Howell

Publication Date: 6 February 2020 The Blurb June, 1905. Helena and her parrot, Orbit, are off to Cambridge when her father is appointed clock-winder to one of the wealthiest men in England. There is only one rule: the clocks must never stop. But Helena discovers the house of one hundred clocks holds many mysteries; a … Continue reading The House Of One Hundred Clocks by A.M. Howell

Empire’s End A Roman Story by Leila Rasheed

The Blurb When, Camilla, a young North African girl travels with her mother and father from Leptis Magna to Rome in 207 AD, she believes that she is going to the centre of the world. But just a few months later, the little family is dispatched to the very edge of it: Britannica. Tragedy strikes … Continue reading Empire’s End A Roman Story by Leila Rasheed

D-Day Dog by Tom Palmer

Illustrations by Tom Clohosy Cole Jack loves nothing more than playing video games based on war with his Dad, a member of the Army Reserves. That, and his dog, Finn. And now he's learning all about the D-Day Landings at school before the Year 6 residential trip to Normandy. Life couldn't be better. Then Jack's … Continue reading D-Day Dog by Tom Palmer

Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr

It’s my stop on The Great Animal Escapade Blog Tour, and I’m delighted to welcome Jane Kerr to talk about the star of the book, Maharajah... The star of The Great Animal Escapade is, of course, Maharajah the Magnificent: “…the brightest, most bewitching beast at Belle Vue. Larger than a mountain. Wider, higher, and just … Continue reading Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr

The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr

Welcome to my stop on The Great Animal Escapade Blog Tour! I was delighted when I heard there was going to be a sequel to The Elephant Thief, one of my favourite books of 2017, and couldn’t wait to see if Danny and Maharajah were settling into their new life at Belle Vue... (You don’t … Continue reading The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr

Pass Me My Axe, I’m Going In! by Dan Smith

Welcome to my stop on the She Wolf Blog Tour, and it’s my absolute pleasure to welcome Dan Smith, talking about researching the Viking Age... I had a lot of fun writing SHE WOLF, partly because I spent a lot of time researching the Viking Age and . . . Vikings are awesome! I don’t … Continue reading Pass Me My Axe, I’m Going In! by Dan Smith

She Wolf by Dan Smith

I can’t tell you how excited I was to discover Dan Smith was writing a book based in the Viking Age, especially when I discovered the main character was a girl. Dan’s books have a habit of transporting me rapidly into the action and keeping me on the edge of my seat until the very … Continue reading She Wolf by Dan Smith

When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

Cover illustration by Julian De Narvaez Fans of the Queen Of Historical Fiction are in for a real treat as three short stories are woven together amidst the air raids of World War 2 during the summer of 1942... The Night Visitors Stanley and his sisters are just off to get tea when their lives … Continue reading When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

An Interview With… Lucy Strange

Welcome to my blog for an After School Book Club takeover, talking to Lucy Strange, author of Our Castle By The Sea and The Secret Of Nightingale Wood. So, I’ll hand you straight over... We loved the vibrant characters and atmospheric setting in Our Castle By The Sea. Can you summarise it in three words? … Continue reading An Interview With… Lucy Strange