Book 2 in the Black Feather Series The title character of my latest novel, Immortal, is a man who has lived for two thousand years. Tricked into a deal with Lucifer. He has spent immortality as the instigator of disaster and a cause of chaos in the human world. Given the name Malachi, meaning … Continue reading Would You Be Tempted by Immortality?
Immortal Book Extract – Prologue
The figure, perched on the highest point of York Minster, had his eyes closed and his arms outstretched as though he was about to take a swan dive off the building. If the tiny figures below, intent on checking their texts and posting morning selfies, had looked sky-ward, he would have drawn quite a crowd. … Continue reading Immortal Book Extract – Prologue
Black Feather 2nd Edition is Here!
Black Feather with the new cover So here it is! The newly revised and updated edition of Black Feather with its much improved new cover. Quite some time ago, I made a post lamenting the lack of suitable paranormal romance covers. Since then, I've repeatedly searched for something I liked and approved of, all to … Continue reading Black Feather 2nd Edition is Here!
The Time Has Come…
The time has come,' the Walrus said, To talk of many things:Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax — Of cabbages — and kings —And why the sea is boiling hot — And whether it isn't time to start writing again and having a jolly good look at updating, rewriting and re-editing Blackfeather and Immortal and whether … Continue reading The Time Has Come…
In The Beginning…
When I first got the idea for Black Feather, over twelve years ago, it was going to be a standalone novel about an angel exiled from Heaven for his part in causing the death of the girl he was supposed to be guarding. Through her subsequent lifetimes he would fall in love with her and … Continue reading In The Beginning…
The Real Life House Behind A Tragic Past Life
In "X Marks The Spot" I promised to show you what Evelyn and Sebastian looked like, so here they are. Below are several photos of Evelyn and Sebastian's house as it looks today. Sadly, it has been badly neglected, but that was one of the reasons I chose it for Blackfeather. Its location was ideal, … Continue reading The Real Life House Behind A Tragic Past Life
X Marks The Spot
Whilst writing Black Feather I used several real life locations as settings within the book, including the place where I live - Liverpool. This is where Kate lived in her past life, as Evelyn Markham. If you've read the book, you'll know this is a tragic tale which ends in a double suicide in the … Continue reading X Marks The Spot
The Angel of Mons
image from york museum trust On 23rd August 1914,1914, both the English and German forces believed they had witnessed a miracle. Some saw St George and a legion of bowmen, others said that angels had surrounded the English in a wall of protection. Whether it was divine or supernatural intervention or not, the fact remains … Continue reading The Angel of Mons
Angels – The Good, The Bad and the Misunderstood.
This post takes another look at some of the themes in the Black Feather universe in order to clarify how its mythic beings and characters fit into the story. These may be different to the generally held beliefs about these beings in the real world. ANGELS, DEMONS, FALLEN ANGELS AND WATCHERS Lucifer photo credit: felipe … Continue reading Angels – The Good, The Bad and the Misunderstood.
Your Guardian Angel and You – A Guide
The Black Feather universe contains several mythological and religious themes, including angels, demons and The Watchers. The abilities and appearance of these supernatural beings in the Black Feather Series of books may not have any bearing on similar themes in the real world. To that end, I felt I should explain a few of the concepts as … Continue reading Your Guardian Angel and You – A Guide