King’s Man, sneak peek 5: a price on Alan’s head

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Only three weeks to go till King’s Man hits the bookshops. It’s getting harder and harder to find excerpts from my third Robin Hood book that don’t give away the plot twists  – but here’s one that I hope isn’t too much of a spoiler. Enjoy! “It was clearly my week for making a fool […]

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King’s Man, sneak peek 4: bloody justice

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Hello chaps, Here is the fourth brief extract from King’s Man. In this one, a minor Nottingham landowner called Wulfstan is in a dispute with Prince John over some contested land.  Rather than bring the case to the corrupt courts, Wulfstan opts for an old-fashioned trial by combat against Prince John’s lanky champion Rix. Here […]

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King’s Man, sneak peek 3: in darkest Germany

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Hi guys, Here is the third short extract from my next Robin Hood book King’s Man (to be published 21st July). Alan Dale, his Bavarian body guard Hanno, and a couple of English abbots, are searching for King Richard, who has been captured and is being held for ransom somewhere in a remote part of […]

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Festival of History: get early copies of King’s Man

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OK, just a quickie post today: I’ve had some news from my publisher, we are going to be selling hardback copies of King’s Man at the Festival of History at Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire, http://bit.ly/lcHsIA on Saturday 16th July, after my speaking engagement there. I’m on a panel with Robyn Young, Imogen Robertson and Tom Harper […]

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King’s Man, sneak peek 2: bar fight

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Hello chaps, Here’s another brief extract from my forthcoming novel King’s Man (the third book in the Outlaw Chronicles), which is being published on 21st July. In this bit, Alan Dale is angry and depressed after a disastrous encounter with Goody in Westminster. He gets drunk in a very rough tavern by the Thames waterfront […]

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