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The bear necessities

Apologies for that terrible, terrible title. This is the latest in my occasional series of fascinating (yes, really!) facts series… It’s a long story, but I ended up reading about bears earlier today and stumbled upon some interesting facts. Be … Continue reading

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My burgeoning love affair with wolves (from a very safe distance)

Before I started reading about wolves for my Strength of the Pack series, my knowledge of them was gleaned entirely from multiple readings of White Fang as a child (and by multiple readings, I mean somewhere in the region of … Continue reading

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Black Wolves (aka the perils of research)

I’ve just been reading about a recent study which discovered that black wolves’ coat colouring derives from the historical mating of wild grey wolves with black dogs. I found that to be interesting in a fairly abstract way, but that’s … Continue reading

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Release day for A Gilded Cage

I’m not sure where the summer is going, but somehow the release day for A Gilded Cage is already here! Set once more in 1790s Venice, with its licentious Carnevale and gorgeous clothes and masks, the book is a sequel … Continue reading

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Venice – gay history

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post for the excellent series about gay history on the Manlove Authors website. With Carnevale, the first in my Venetian series, being published tomorrow, it occurs to me it might be a … Continue reading

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A new book, and gondoliers.

While research into eighteenth century Venice was fun for its own sake, I’m delighted that Siren BookStrand have accepted the novella for which it was undertaken. Titled Carnevale, it’s due to be published on July 30th, and follows the fortunes … Continue reading

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The rabbit holes of research

One of my favourite parts of writing is research, because I never know where it’s going to take me. In the last two months, I’ve gone from reading up on the choke settings on a V8 engine to watching the … Continue reading

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