…when I glanced out of the laboratory window one morning and saw that the trees outside were half bare, I thought suddenly of my home and family. Sloe and rose haws would be out in the hedgerows, and Lizzie would be carving the turnip lantern ready for All Hallows’ Eve. There is something about autumn … Continue reading Falling for Fall
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Today I visited the beautiful Berrington Hall just outside Leominster, Herefordshire. Built 130 years after the execution of King Charles I and Cromwell’s Puritanical grip on the country that followed, its opulent neoclassical style is a stark contrast to the world in which Tom and Eliza lived.
A sneak peak at The Guild of Gatekeepers Book II, The Puppeteer. ‘Bridget, what is it?’ I cried. On the floor of the studio, her easel and canvas lay in a pool of water, the source of which was evidently the broken glass water jar. In the midst of it knelt Bridget, her face ashy … Continue reading Exclusive extract from Book II
When the earliest humans and their close relatives, the Neanderthals, scratched out the images of bison, horses, aurochs and deer onto the walls and ceilings of some of the most inaccessible cave spaces to be found, how can we guess what their intentions were? These are the oldest examples of art, and arguably the point … Continue reading Hunting Magic
Five star review from Readers’ Favourite A Skin of a Dragon by Frances Jones is the first book in the Guild of Gatekeepers series. Tom’s life was simple, but it was perfect to him. He was the son of a fisherman and a loving brother, full of curiosity. After he finds a box on the … Continue reading Five star review from Readers’ Favourite