I am doing a talk for Highland LIT on Tuesday 19th July, about my new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots”. The talk starts at 6:30pm, at the Glen Mhor hotel, Inverness. It will also be livestreamed on Zoom. The event is free, and all are welcome – to … More Highland LIT – July talk
Last week I did three talks, at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, for Haddo Arts at Haddo House in Aberdeenshire, and at the Aye Write book festival in Glasgow. After 2+ years of limited travel and few in-person events due to covid, it was great to see different places and people. Thank you very … More May events: photos
A reminder that I will be doing an online talk for History Scotland magazine about my new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” TOMORROW (Tuesday 19th April) at 6:30pm. Places are limited, and must be booked in advance – please go to this website for details and to book: … More History Scotland online talk
The programme for Glasgow’s Aye Write Book Festival has just been announced, and I’m happy to say I will be speaking there about my new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots”. My event is on Saturday 7th May, from 1:15-2:15pm, in the Mitchell Library. Please go to this link … More Talks and events – new dates
My new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” is now published and in the shops! “Mary, Queen of Scots’ marriage to the Earl of Bothwell is notorious. Less known is Bothwell’s first wife, Jean Gordon, who extricated herself from their marriage and survived the intrigue of the Queen’s court. … More new book published!