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Origins of Words & Phrases

When I was doing the research for my story of England’s last fatal duel, A Matter of Honour – a landmark book that made me world-famous in certain sections of Maple Avenue… …I also wrote about the history of duelling … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

The literary world is abuzz with the publication of A Matter of Honour, the story of England’s last fatal duel. It’s also abuzz over whether there actually is such a word as “abuzz”. That aside, the story of James Alexander … Continue reading

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At last!

My forthcoming international best seller, a non-fiction book about England’s last duel has a title! It was initially to be simply called The Last Duel, which I much preferred, but I had already had a children’s version published with that … Continue reading

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Last Duel

Things are ticking along nicely with my next world best seller The Last Duel which is due out in September, and I’ve got an extra little snippet of information to throw in just in time. Quite some time ago I … Continue reading

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The Last Duel

I’ve just discovered that my next non-fiction book is to be published in September. It’s about the last fatal duel in England in 1845 which took place on the outskirts of Portsmouth. The duellists were a marine called Hawkey and … Continue reading

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