The Northumbrian Saga, TNS 2, Writing updates

The Northumbrian Saga out now

Merry Christmas one and all! A quick reminder that The Northumbrian Saga is now available in paperback as well as in ebook formats such as Amazon, Kobo and ibooks. For a full list of retailers check out The Northumbrian Saga page in the menu. If your country or favourite retailer aren't there let me know.… Continue reading The Northumbrian Saga out now

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The Northumbrian Saga, Writing updates

Coming Soon to Paperback

Very excited to let you all know that The Northumbrian Saga will soon be available in paperback form through Amazon.com I really wanted this to have been finished last November in time for the 1150th Anniversary of the first recorded attack on York by Ivar the Boneless and his vikings, however it has taken a… Continue reading Coming Soon to Paperback

Interesting Articles, The Northumbrian Saga

Trade

As part of my plans of outlining aspects of early medieval life I was going to write a post on Trade. In The Northumbrian Saga, Leodgar and Aethelwin are both traders of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and with the invasion of the Vikings comes a whole new orbit of trade and trade partners, including Thorstein. As usual… Continue reading Trade

Interesting Articles, The Northumbrian Saga, Writing updates

Blog Hop: Meet my main character

This week I am involved in another blog tour, this time looking at the main character of my novel. I was invited to join by Edoardo Albert, author of many fiction and non-fiction books including "Northumbria: The Lost Kingdom" which was co-written with Paul Gething, "Professor Tolkien of Oxford", "Call to Prayer: The Story of… Continue reading Blog Hop: Meet my main character

Interesting Places, Northumberland, The Northumbrian Saga

Bamburgh Castle, home to the kings and earls of Northumbria

Even though Bamburgh is only ever mentioned or hinted at in the background of The Northumbrian Saga, it is an important part of the storyline and integral to the history of Northumbria. It is the seat of power for the King of Northumbria, Aethelwin’s uncle, and later becomes the seat of resistance against the Vikings… Continue reading Bamburgh Castle, home to the kings and earls of Northumbria

The Northumbrian Saga, TNS 2, Writing updates

April update 2014

I’m always surprised at how much I cram into these update posts. Most days I think “Man, what am I going to write? How many times can I say ‘wrote an extra ... words this month? I feel good about it, but still have a long way to go!" But then by the time I… Continue reading April update 2014

The Northumbrian Saga, TNS 2, Writing updates

Songs to get you in the mood… for writing.

Since finishing the edits for The Northumbrian Saga, I have thrown myself into writing the sequel (which I am still calling TNS2 at the moment). It’s strange being at this stage of the writing process again. The setting is still similar and a few of the characters from the first book make an appearance, but… Continue reading Songs to get you in the mood… for writing.

The Northumbrian Saga, Writing updates

The Northumbrian Saga 99c

Hi everyone Just a quick message to let you all know that The Northumbrian Saga is now available for 99c on Amazon for all of December. An early Christmas present for those who may have been a little undecided on whether to buy it or not. Enjoy! A H Gray USA http://www.amazon.com/The-Northumbrian-Saga-Series-ebook/dp/B00EJQQ84I UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Northumbrian-Saga-Series-ebook/dp/B00EJQQ84I Australia… Continue reading The Northumbrian Saga 99c