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, […]


From today for five days my latest novel SANTIAGO TALES is available FREE on kindle.  Why don’t all you ebook lovers download a copy and enjoy following Beth as she […]

Book clubs

English language book clubs are springing up all over Spain these days.  The English are still, on the whole, great readers.  They will drive miles, sometimes, as in the case […]

Santiago Tales

I’d been thinking about writing a story about the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela for some time, ever since we had made a visit to Galicia and fallen in love […]

Guest interview with the author JG Harlond

Guest interview with the novelist JG Harlond: In your latest book, “The Chosen Man“, you have an array of interesting and vivid characters.  How did you come up with them?  […]

Literary or not?

Why is it that some successful writers want to be considered as literary?  What is a book of literary fiction anyway?  Literary, according to the Concise Oxford Dictionary is: Of, constituting, […]