rtnfrontcoverTHE ROAD TO NEWGATE, a story of love, lies and the pursuit of justice in 17th Century London (Crooked Cat, 2018)

Moved me greatly and brought tears to my eyes. Gripping, moving and brilliantly captures this tense and sometimes brutal episode in late seventeenth-century English history.” – Andrea Zuvich, author & historian.

“A real pleasure to read.” – Denis Bock, author of The Ash Garden & The Communist’s Daughter.

“Meticulously researched, vividly imagined, and deftly plotted. Rich, resonating and relevant.” – Catherine Hokin, author of Blood & Roses, the story of Margaret of Anjou.

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CHARLATAN, a tale of poison, aphrodisiacs, lies and infidelity at the court of Louis XIV (Fireship, 2016)

“I enjoyed it enormously…you brought the Affair flooding back to me with added excellent detail. It really is a remarkable achievement.” – Anne Somerset, historian and author of The Affair of the Poisons.

“This book kept me reading into the night – luxury and squalor, royal scandal and sorcery… how could it not?” – Fay Weldon.