Cover reveal: The Alaunt

I am thrilled to announce my next book, The Alaunt, launches on eBook, exclusive to Amazon, on September 18th. This is the second book of The Shaanti, my debut epic fantasy series and focuses on Anya’s grandfather, Thrace, retired legend of the Shaanti, one of the...
The Return

The Return

The Return: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his seventh birthday. Come out here. The sun hasn’t long gone down and the wood is still warm. That smell? It’s a woodfire. Someone is burning something. Hold my hand and…gosh…your hands are so...
Seven

Seven

Bridgend, South Wales. 23rd April, 2020  Dear Ziggy, You should be seven today. Seven. A magic number. I still can’t picture you now. You’re a back that is always turned, a glimpse of dark hair and a slight frame moving just out of view. A ghost. The world has turned...
Free stuff

Free stuff

How are you all? Keeping well, I hope. Some folks are finding themselves with more free time than normal, some with less (that would be me), but both groups seem to be looking for distractions from what is a fairly difficult period. On twitter, I recently shared the...
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

The embers of the decade are growing cool as we head into the twenties. I’m always reflective around this time of year but the inevitable talk of the end of the decade and the fact it is also the end of my fourth has dialled this up. Rollercoaster doesn’t really cut...