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Working on new book.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 / 00:00 hrs

I haven't posted any news for a while because

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Celtic Myth in Children's Literature

Posted on: Monday, March 20, 2017 / 00:00 hrs

Darkhenge is featured in a new academic discussion of Celtic Myth in contemporary Childrens' Books.

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The Crystal Stair a favourite book.

Posted on: Friday, January 27, 2017 / 00:00 hrs

Crystal stair chosen as a favourite for January by Booktrust..

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Nice review of Speed of Darkness

Posted on: Thursday, December 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

It's great to see a review..

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Advance news- YA Myth and Legend course

Posted on: Monday, October 10, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

I will be co tutoring a course

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At the Worlds End in free book pack

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Free books for schools- can't be bad

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Working on a new book

Posted on: Saturday, August 27, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

It's August and there is no

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The Crystal Stair published this month

Posted on: Monday, May 09, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The Crystal Stair, a sequel to At the World's End

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Want to see where all the work gets done?

Posted on: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

This is a small

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The Crystal Stair

Posted on: Saturday, March 26, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Barrington Stoke will be publishing

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Happy St Davids Day

Posted on: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

here's a nice list from

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Publication Day

Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Publication Day is here

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Wales Arts Review

Posted on: Friday, February 05, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Check out Wales Arts Review for a new piece

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The countdown begins

Posted on: Monday, February 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

February is here and

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Radio interview tomorrow

Posted on: Friday, November 20, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

I have recorded

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New interview

Posted on: Friday, November 06, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Here's a link to a new interview

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Cover blurb for The Speed of Darkness

Posted on: Thursday, October 22, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Publication day is creeping closer

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Publication date

Posted on: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

The final volume of the Chronoptika Quartet

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At the World's End Review

Posted on: Monday, July 06, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Short review here of At the World's End.

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The Speed of Darkness

Posted on: Friday, July 03, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

The fourth book

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Thanks to all

Posted on: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Thanks to all

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Hay Festival

Posted on: Monday, May 18, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

I'll be appearing at the Hay Festival

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At The World's End

Posted on: Friday, May 15, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Published today.

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At the World's End published

Posted on: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

At the World's End published this month

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Corbenic 'a neglected classic'

Posted on: Monday, May 04, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Corbenic gets a mention

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Machen's Gwent published

Posted on: Monday, April 13, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Machen's Gwent; A Country hardly to be known.

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New interview

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

here's a link to a short interview

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Door in the Moon in the US.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Today the Door in the Moon is published

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Door in the Moon out now..

Posted on: Monday, February 09, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

The Door in the Moon is now in the shops.

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The Door in the Moon

Posted on: Monday, January 26, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

The Door in the Moon will be published on Feb 3rd

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IN HER OWN WORDS

Posted on: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 / 00:00 hrs

Seren Books have published a fascinating collection of interviews.

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FREE E-SAMPLER

Posted on: Friday, December 05, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

Hodder have produced a free e-sampler

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Working on Book 4

Posted on: Friday, October 03, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

Not much news to post at present..

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New page on site

Posted on: Thursday, August 28, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

I've added a few new book pages

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CIRCLE OF STONES OUT NOW

Posted on: Saturday, August 09, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

Circle of Stones is published this month in the uS

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The Door in the Moon

Posted on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

Here's the stunning new cover design

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US PUBLICATION OF CIRCLE OF STONES

Posted on: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

CIRCLE OF STONES will be published

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THE DOOR IN THE MOON

Posted on: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

I've just finished writing the third book

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COMING SOON-THE SLANTED WORLDS

Posted on: Thursday, January 02, 2014 / 00:00 hrs

THE SLANTED WORLDS will be published in March 2014

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Posted on: Friday, December 27, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Merry Christmas

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A Cidade Sombria

Posted on: Friday, November 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A Cidade Sombria; The Dark City published in Brazil.

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Magic Thief in Swedish; Majitjuven.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

My retelling of the folktale of Taliesin

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SF festival

Posted on: Monday, October 14, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

On Saturday 19th October I will be

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Publication of THE BOX OF RED BROCADE

Posted on: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

MY new novel, The Box of Red Brocade is published

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Bath Festival of Children's Books

Posted on: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I will be appearing..

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Writing Course at Ty Newydd

Posted on: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

There are still some places left

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Darkwater in paperback

Posted on: Monday, August 12, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Darkwater is being published in paperback

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US Relic Master now in paperback

Posted on: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The Relic Master series has been issued

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Poems in Poetry Wales

Posted on: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I have a few poems

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SNOW-WALKER in 50 BEST BOOKS LIST

Posted on: Monday, July 22, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The Times last weekend published

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OBSIDIAN MIRROR- BOOK 2

Posted on: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The second volume of the Chronoptika Quartet will be published

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OBSIDIAN MIRROR IN THE US

Posted on: Monday, April 15, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

My novel Obsidian Mirror will be published

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Film news on INCARCERON

Posted on: Monday, March 25, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I'm delighted to be able to tell you

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Cardiff Children's Literature Festival 2013

Posted on: Sunday, March 10, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I will be taking part in the very first Cardiff Children's Lit Fest.

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Far Off Things..

Posted on: Wednesday, March 06, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Many of you will know

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Ty Newydd residential Course

Posted on: Saturday, February 16, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I will be co-tutoring a course

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Writing For Children Conference

Posted on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

I will be speaking..

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Merry Christmas

Posted on: Saturday, December 22, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I'd like to wish

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Obsidian Mirror reviews

Posted on: Friday, November 16, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Obsidian has had great reviews

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OBSIDIAN MIRROR PUBLISHED

Posted on: Thursday, October 04, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

My new novel , The Obsidian Mirror is published today.

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Darkwater in the US

Posted on: Thursday, September 13, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

My novel Darkwater Hall will be published in the US

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Books in Welsh

Posted on: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Two of my books have been translated

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Cheltenham Festival 2012

Posted on: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I will be speaking at the Cheltenham festival.

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Incarceron on radio

Posted on: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

The BBC will be repeating Incarceron

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A new interview.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I've recently been interviewed and

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NEWSLETTER

Posted on: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

There is a new feature

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CAERLEON ARTS FESTIVAL

Posted on: Thursday, June 14, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

In July I will be talking at the Caerleon Fesival

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FILM NEWS

Posted on: Monday, June 11, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Or rather, lack of....

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DINEFWR FESTIVAL

Posted on: Monday, June 11, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I will be appearing

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HAY FESTIVAL 2012

Posted on: Friday, May 18, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I will be appearing at the Hay Festival.

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Upcoming Events

Posted on: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Here are some of my upcoming events for May.

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THE OBSIDIAN MIRROR

Posted on: Monday, April 09, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

will be published in October.

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Crawley Wordfest

Posted on: Saturday, March 31, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Thanks to all those at Crawley Wordfest

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The Cat With Iron Claws

Posted on: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

publishes on March 31st 2012.

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An interview

Posted on: Monday, January 30, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

I've just been interviewed..

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Posted on: Monday, January 02, 2012 / 00:00 hrs

Happy 2012 to all readers

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Booked up...

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Ghost box selected for Booked up.

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TOLKIEN EVENT

Posted on: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

I've been asked to speak

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POETRY READING

Posted on: Monday, November 07, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

A bit last-minute, but..

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YOUNG PEOPLE'S LAUREATE FOR WALES

Posted on: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

It's a great honour to be named

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MORE THANKS

Posted on: Friday, September 30, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Many thanks to the Oracle Prophesies Fanclub

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THANKS

Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Many thanks to City of London School

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THE MARGRAVE COMPLETES THE SET

Posted on: Thursday, August 11, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

the FINAL VOLUME OF RELIC MASTER IS PUBLISHED

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HIDDEN CORONET PUBLISHED IN US

Posted on: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The third volume of the Relic Master series

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Relic Master Interview

Posted on: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Relic master Interview on the Book Smugglers site

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THE LOST HEIRESS PUBLISHED 17th JUNE

Posted on: Monday, June 13, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The second volume of Relic Master is published

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Incarceron on radio

Posted on: Saturday, June 04, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

First episode Sunday 5th June

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RELIC MASTER PUBLISHED IN US

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Today The Dark City is published in the US

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INCARCERON ON BBC RADIO

Posted on: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Incarceron will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

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Relic Master; The Dark City

Posted on: Friday, May 06, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The first volume of the Relic Master set is published on May 17th

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Incarceron news

Posted on: Monday, April 04, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The paperback of Incarceron is doiing well in the US

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French Sapphique

Posted on: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Sapphique has been published in French.

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US RELIC MASTER

Posted on: Monday, February 21, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Relic Master publishes in Us Summer 2011

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Incarceron paperback in US

Posted on: Monday, January 17, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Incarceron comes out in paperback in US

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Sapphique in New York Times bestsellers

Posted on: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Sapphique is selling well in the US

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Incarceron guest blogs

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

blogs and interviews about IIncarceron

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SAPPHIQUE PUBLISHES IN US

Posted on: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Sapphique in the shops on Dec 28th

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TAYLOR LAUTNER TO PLAY FINN

Posted on: Thursday, December 16, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Taylor Lautner in Incarceron film cast

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RELIC MASTER IN THE US

Posted on: Friday, December 10, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Book Of the Crow to be published in the US l

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Incarceron paperback

Posted on: Friday, December 10, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Iincarceron published in us paperback

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Crown of Acorns on Carnegie longlist

Posted on: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 / 17:30 hrs

Crown of acorns on Carnegie list

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INCARCERON IN PW TOP BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Posted on: Sunday, November 14, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

More news on Incarceron and Crown of Acorns.

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Second starred review for SAPPHIQUE

Posted on: Friday, November 05, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

SAPPHIQUE has had a great review from Kirkus

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School visits

Posted on: Friday, November 05, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Bookings for the Spring term

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Starred review for SAPPHIQUE

Posted on: Saturday, September 25, 2010 / 14:00 hrs

First US starred review for SAPPHIQUE.

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US Sapphique publishes in December

Posted on: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 / 15:00 hrs

SAPPHIQUE, the sequel to INCARCERON will be published

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Incarceron - An Amazon favourite!

Posted on: Monday, July 12, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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US Incarceron Reviews

Posted on: Saturday, July 03, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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Crown of Acorns

Posted on: Saturday, July 03, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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The Magic Thief

Posted on: Saturday, July 03, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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May 2010

Posted on: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 / 00:00 hrs

Crown of Acorns Published

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Arthur Machen

Posted on: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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Swedish Pickpocket

Posted on: Thursday, March 04, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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Penguin Looks for 'Break-out' Success with 'Incarceron

Posted on: Thursday, February 04, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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Crown of Acorns

Posted on: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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The Magic Thief- A Tale of Taliesin

Posted on: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / 00:00 hrs



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Rave reviews for Incarceron in America

Posted on: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 / 00:00 hrs



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Incarceron Trailer

Posted on: Thursday, November 05, 2009 / 00:00 hrs

View the trailer

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Check out an animated Merlin story by me

Posted on: Friday, October 30, 2009 / 00:00 hrs

Check out an animated Merlin story by me on the BBC website

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THE MAGIC THIEF

Posted on: Friday, October 23, 2009 / 15:00 hrs

I've also finished a little book for Barrington Stoke of Edinburgh (www.barringtonstoke.co.uk) for their Reloaded series of retellings of folk tales.

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CROWN OF ACORNS PUBLISHES IN MAY

Posted on: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 / 00:00 hrs

My triple-layer novel Crown of Acorns, set in the mystical city of Bath, is finished and will appear from Hodder Children's in the UK in May 2010 (www.Hodderchildrens.co.uk).

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