Teaser from the upcoming “The Jracon’s Oath” – sequel to “The Jracon’s Burden”

**Please note - this is a first draft, so further editing and amendments are (highly!) likely before the final publication, hopefully before the end of 2018** **** As night drew its dark wings in, Dax flew low over a wide expanse of scrubland, his eyes straining into the failing light for signs of the Hawkers. …

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Work in Progress – “The Jracon’s Oath” – A Preview (early draft)

(Sequel to "The Jracon's Burden") **** The waves split endlessly against the headland, seemingly intent on dragging the rocky point into the sea. Seagulls called to each other in a minor key, their pure whites and slate greys matching the frothy clouds above and the gloomy waters below. The steady wind, as merciless and constant …

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Deciding on a setting for my new fantasy novel, “The Jracon’s Burden”…

Although I set out to create a fantasy novel, I decided early on that I would use my knowledge of the natural world, and in particular the English countryside, as the backdrop for my story. There were a number of reasons for this, two of which I will detail here; one, my love of the …

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