Author of the award-winning SHADOWS OF THE PAST series - time-travel adventure stories aimed at the 8+ age group.
THE SHADOW OF ATLANTIS - the first adventure in the series
The journey begins here - take a step back in time to one of the most famous locations in ancient mythology.
The Shadow of Atlantis is available as an ebook or paperback.
THE SHADOW OF THE MINOTAUR
The Shadow of the Minotaur, the second book in the series, transports my time-travellers to ancient Crete, the home of the legendary Minotaur.
THE SHADOW OF THE TROJAN HORSE
The Shadow of the Trojan Horse, the third adventure in the series, is set amidst the perils of the Trojan War, where mortals are mere pawns in the hands of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece.
THE SHADOW OF THE PYRAMID
The Shadow of the Pyramid is the fourth book in the SHADOWS OF THE PAST series. Intrigue and evil at the court of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamun provide the backdrop to this thrilling adventure.
THE SHADOW OF THE VOLCANO
The Shadow of the Volcano, the fifth book, is set in the ancient Roman town of Pompeii where the imminent eruption of Mount Vesuvius threatens death and destruction to all those who do not heed the warnings.
THE SHADOW OF CAMELOT
Book number six in the series whisks my young time-travellers off to mythical Camelot. If you're interested in Arthurian legend, then this is the story for you!
THE SHADOW OF THE NORMAN ARROW
In the seventh adventure, Max and the children travel back in time to the year 1066 where the Battle of Hastings and William the Conqueror await them.
MAX'S ARABIAN ADVENTURE
In this short story, a spin-off adventure from the SHADOWS OF THE PAST series, Max the talking Tonkinese cat goes on a solo mission without his usual time-travelling companions. Snatched from the Lancelots' house, Max is dragged back into the past by an evil magician who has lined him up to perform a special task.
MAX'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE
A second solo adventure awaits Max the time-travelling Tonkinese cat in this special Christmas short story. Watch out for some tantalising clues to the rest of the Shadows of the Past series.
THE SHADOW OF THE TWO PRINCES
This is the tenth book in the series. The year is 1483 and two young boys are being held prisoner in the Tower of London by their own uncle. Almost without hope, they fear for their lives. Who will come to their rescue? Hmm, now let me just think about that one ...
MAX'S MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE
This seasonal short story is Max's third solo adventure. What happens when our favourite Tonkinese cat is trapped in the attic one night? One thing's for sure - the 12 Days of Christmas will never seem quite the same again ...
MAX'S UNDERCOVER ADVENTURE
Max has just had a very strange experience. Was it real or was it all just a dream? I'll leave that up to you to decide when you read Max's latest short story adventure...
THE SHADOW OF THE TUDOR ROSE
When my young time-travellers arrive in Elizabethan London, on their next journey into the past, they overhear a conversation that tangles them in a web of conspiracy. Can they solve the mystery of the Tudor Rose and save England from disaster?
MAX'S HALLOWE'EN ADVENTURE
Oh dear - Max is off on another mini-adventure by himself and I'm sure you can imagine how he feels about that! Hallowe'en? Will it involve pumpkins, dressing up, and trick or treat? Somehow, I fear he won't be having too many treats... poor Max!
THE SHADOW OF THE WITCHFINDER
The fifteenth book in the series takes the young time-travellers back to 1646. This is is Max's second visit to the village of Mistley Thorn in Essex but, this time, he is accompanied by Jemima, Joe and Charlie. Their mission is to defeat the Witchfinder and rescue some of his victims. Will they succeed, or might this prove to be their most dangerous challenge yet?
MAX'S ROYAL ADVENTURE
Five years later, in 1651, the Guardians of Time send their newly recruited Special Agent, none other than our feline friend Max, on an important mission. As civil war divides England, a young man is on the run from the men who killed his father. With a king's ransom offered for his capture, he cannot escape his pursuers without help...
THE SHADOW OF THE GREAT FIRE - now available on Kindle and in paperback
Fifteen more years have gone by in history since Max's Royal Adventure. Now, Max and the children find themselves travelling back in time to 1666. A great disaster is about to befall London, but the cat is also in for a shock of a different kind when he meets up with an old acquaintance.
NEW: MAX'S DIARY - TALES OF A TIME-TRAVELLING CAT (Volume 1) - available now on Kindle
In his private diary, Maximus Lancelot the talking Tonkinese cat shares his innermost thoughts about his life and his time-travelling adventures.
To accompany the Shadows of the Past series, these tales of Max’s exploits, told in his own words, allow us a privileged peep into the mind of this lovable feline.