Greenwood Tree : a Julia Warren mystery novel in several acts and not a few scenes with many,many cups of tea and scones included.
Published by Grey Cells Press, crime & mystery imprint of Holland House Books.
Of Soul Sincere, a sequel to Greenwood Tree, is due out late 2015.
Other projects include : the third Julia Warren mystery (set in and around a Restoration Theatre), The Gondola Cat, and a book on John Dowland’s journey to Venice (and back).
‘Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book.’
Cicero, circa 43 BC
‘The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.’
Concerning Regency Calling Cards :
P.P.C. An inscription on the visiting cards of our modern
fine gentleman, signifying that they have called ‘pour
prendre congé, i.e. ‘to take leave,’ This has of late been ridiculed by cards inscribed D.I.O. i.e. ‘Damme, I’m off.’
“There are three rules for writing the novel.
Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”