My new YA novel ‘Out of Nowhere’ is due to be published by Kokboekencentrum in the Netherlands in October. The Dutch title is ‘Tweestrijd’ – which means ‘Conflicted’. They’ve just sent me the cover, and I love it!
New Bloomsbury novel out in August – this one set during the Peasants Revolt of 1381. They want to call it ‘The Great Revolt’. I’d like to call it ‘Rebels’. Watch this space…
Popping round the country this March with school visits to Reading, Southend on Sea, Abingdon, Kent, East Sussex and Shropshire, for book talks and writing workshops. Please see the ‘School visits’ page of this website if you would like me to visit your school.
Off to Northern Italy for eight days in early November to mark the 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and talk about my Cold War novel ‘Sektion 20’ – or ‘Il Ragazza di Berlino’ as it’s known in Italy. Here I am with the lovely people who worked with me at Turin’s Literature Festival in 2018.
I have delivered the first draft of my eleventh novel for Bloomsbury Publishing. This book is about the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 and has a working title of ‘Villeins’.