new blog post for the Society of Authors

I’ve written a blog post for the Society of Authors in Scotland about using archives in writing: you can find it at this link: I used archives extensively for both my books: “Daughters of the North” involved reading 16th century letters and documents, while “Josephine Tey” involved a wide variety of 20th century archives. … More new blog post for the Society of Authors

Publication week

My new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” is officially published this Thursday, 17th March. People who have pre-ordered copies are starting to receive them already. Because of covid, there will be no public launch on Thursday, but I do have some special events planned, both in-person and online. … More Publication week