April 2014

What Spain owes to the Moors

One of the advantages of writing books about Spain is that you have a great excuse to trot about the countryside investigating things.  During the research for my novel THE […]

Authors’ Corner chats to JG Harlond

AUTHORS’ CORNER talks to novelist and writer J G HarlondGood morning Jane.  Welcome to Authors’ Corner.  You’ve had two novels published now, THE CHOSEN MAN and THE EMPRESS EMERALD both […]


I have always been a reluctant blogger.  I often feel that I am searching for things to write about that are not that important and would actually prefer to spend […]

Latest novel: The Shining City

I loved researching the history behind my latest novel THE SHINING CITY.  Besides reading a lot about the period, I made many trips to the archaeological site of Madinat al Zahra, […]