Archive for 'Historical Thrillers'

Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman; “Journey of the Book” 2

Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman “JOURNEY of the BOOK” 2In my previous blog I told you about an extraordinary event that occurred in the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul on 16 January 1595, the night the sultan, Murad III died. You will remember that is was the story behind this shocking event that inspired the writing of the book.It would appear that this gripping saga has affected you just as it has affected me, and the many comments and ... Read more →
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Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman “Journey of the Book:” Research; Istanbul

Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman “Journey of the book:” Research; IstanbulMy friends, you will recall that in my previous blog – Life after The Hidden Genes of Professor K – I promised you a literary adventure. I promised to take you on a journey – the “journey of the book”. Well, this is the beginning of our journey. I hope you enjoy the ride.As you know, I take research and authenticity very seriously and visit all the places ... Read more →
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Life after The Hidden Genes of Professor K

Life after The Hidden Genes of Professor K…Firstly, a big ‘thank you’ to all my readers for their encouragement and support, comments and wonderful reviews since the release of the book late last year.The greatest sense of satisfaction a writer can strive for is positive feedback. Well, my friends, I’m delighted to tell you that not only has The Hidden Genes of Professor K been well received – especially in the US, Europe and Australia – but it appears to ... Read more →
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THE WOODCUTTER, THE BEAR and the KING

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 The woodcutter, the bear, and the king I’m often asked: “what’s the meaning of that crest on the cover of your books?” Well, it’s my family crest, and it has quite a history. Let me tell you about it.The exact year has been lost, but it was around the 1460s. Hungary was a wild and dangerous place in the 15th century. Matthias Corvinus – Hungary’s young king – was in a lot of trouble; his kingdom was under attack. The Turks ... Read more →
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The Forgotten Painting; a FREE Novella

To reward my loyal readers for their encouragement and support and to answer some of the many questions about the Jack Rogan Mysteries, I decided to write a short novella to explain where it all began, and give it away for FREE.You can find out more about how this came about in the Author’s Note and the Foreword. However, before you do, a little explanation is in order.Firstly, this is a Novella, and not one of my thrillers you are ... Read more →
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