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Bestselling Author of Historical Fiction

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Rebel Sword is the first of a brand new series set during the Civil War between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda - a conflicy known as the Anarchy.

“The sharp end of conflict, loyalty, passion and sacrifice finely balanced on the point of a Rebel Sword.” - David Gilman

NEWS! The audiobook of Kingdom of Rebels is out now on Audible!


The final book of the Wars of the Roses series, Crown of Fear will be out in December 2021.

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