The Covenant and the low heat of technology

My new novel, The Covenant, coming out in August, is set in West Wales in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century. Set a novel in that period in a city, in London or Manchester, and it wouldn’t be difficult to paint a period that everyone with any knowledge of history would recognise. My characters would be flag-waving forContinue reading “The Covenant and the low heat of technology”

The Covenant: Down on the farm

My new novel, The Covenant, which will published in August (available to pre-order now!) is set in the late 19th/early 20th century in West Wales, which was, and still is, relentlessly rural, centred around small market towns and railway halts. Not the agriculture you find in the east, broad rolling acres of golden grain around spacious farmhousesContinue reading “The Covenant: Down on the farm”

Coming fairly shortly: The Covenant

I now have a cover for my next novel, The Covenant, which will be published on August 20th.It’s the prequel to A Time For Silence and is set in the same isolated Pembrokeshire cottage of Cwmderwen. Both books feature a ruined cottage on the cover, but not the same one. Long before I thought of writing any bookContinue reading “Coming fairly shortly: The Covenant”