Fourteen months after I published A Song for Somme, I have published it’s sequel, though the drafting of this project all began sixteen months ago. While I had originally told myself that I really didn’t want to write another book, let alone a sequel, I knew that this story had to be told. With the … More Meet St Ives Memory
What is your book about? Is it about music? What is Somme? We all have questions before buying a book and through this post, I hope to answer a few that have been sent my way since the release of A Song for Somme. While I don’t expect everyone I know to read this book, … More A Song for Somme: Sneak Preview
As one who is an avid book reader, I know the process of what it looks like on deciding whether or not to purchase a book. Opening the first pages of the book, you read the opening chapter and if the writing style or first chapter doesn’t capture your attention, you place the book back … More A First Look at A Song for Somme.
One of the best parts about being a writer is learning how to translate all five senses into a story that other people can feel as though they too have travelled there. I wrote my first book without having ever visited England, to which I was often asked, how were you able to create a … More A Song for Somme: Set Locations.
“Reading forces you to be quiet in a world that no longer makes place for that.” -John Green I can’t find the words exactly, to describe how I feel when I walk through a bookstore, but I guess I sort of feel like Nel in my first published book when she writes, “As we walked … More My 2017 Book List.
I am so excited to introduce to the world, A Song for Somme. Set at Oxford University during the Jazz era, this historical fiction book tackles the complexities of man’s quest for happiness as the characters try to make sense of suffering in our world. As many people know, I was on vacation in England … More A Song for Somme, Coming November 2017.