Dresden 1945

WW2 Bombing of Cities

The German blitz of London began on September 7, 1940 and continued for 57 consecutive nights. The blitz ended in May 1941, although 1944 saw the introduction of the V1 “doodlebug” and the V2 rocket directed at London from Peenemunde. More than 1 million London homes were destroyed or damaged, and over 20,000 London civilians […]

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Black Orchestra Book #3: Cover Reveal

Here is the cover for my new WW2 spy thriller, the third thriller in The Black Orchestra series. Kurt Müller, fugitive member of the German resistance, is working for British Intelligence in London, when he learns that Gudrun, the love of his life, has been abducted from their home in Ireland… Thanks to Anya Kelleye […]

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MAKE YOUR BOOK VISIBLE ON AMAZON

I published my first WW2 thriller, The Black Orchestra, as an eBook for kindle on Jan 15, 2013. It took me 7 years to write. The final version had been professionally edited – twice – and rewritten several times. Initial sales were not encouraging: Jan sales: 19 Feb sales: 21 On the last day of […]

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Analysing my Readership

In an attempt to identify my readership demographic, I took a detailed look at the reviews received for The Black Orchestra. Here’s what I discovered:   US Female Male Both All Unknown Total 79 248 327 439 112 No 20 62 82 111 29 Average 3.95 4.00 3.99 3.95 3.86 UK Female Male Both All […]

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Black Orchestra

On Novels and Film Scripts

  I have written 4 novels and I’m working on no. 5. I’m also attempting to turn my best selling book, The Black Orchestra, into a film script. When I start a novel I build an outline of 60 chapters, and when I start writing I aim for 1,500 words in each chapter. 60 x […]

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