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Character Assination in Historical Novel Writing!

‘The Awakening Aten’ is a novel based on the fictional lives of real people living in Egypt 3,500 years ago. One of those people is Nahkt. There is no information about Nahkt other than that contained in his tomb. His name means ‘strong.’ In his lifetime he held the...

Are 60 pairs of underpants enough to last for eternity?

  For the Ancient Egyptians, much of their life on earth was spent in preparation for the eternal existence of their ba and ka (roughly equivalent to what we call our ‘soul’). Death was not the end of life, but another beginning. There were strict rules to...

The Awakening Aten on Netgalley

I am really pleased that my novel is currently the spotlight book on Netgalley Historical Novels. NetGalley is a great online resource for book publishers, reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers, bloggers and educators. It is great for authors like me, as it puts...

The Awakening Aten hits the shops

The Awakening Aten I am so pleased  that my first novel and the first in the Aten series has been published and is now available in book shops.   Find out more about The Awakening Aten…