Thank you everyone for your support! The giveaway is complete now and the initial outcome is …
In this final extract from Knights of the Blackdowns, I narrate a section where Cal learns about Jena Lacus from Amber, and they reflect on their separate experiences of the living history society. Duration 2m 44s.
This is the second of three narrated extracts from Knights of the Blackdowns, and the longest. Cal meets Simon Coggins at the Knights encampment. Duration 5m 42s.
I’ve narrated three short sections from the early chapters of Knights of the Blackdowns. This is the first of the three, Tony and the Towton Ring. Duration 3m 41s.
Spoiler alert! I have polled my first readers for an opinion over whether the embedded video is a spoiler. The consensus is ‘no’.
I heard something on the kitchen radio and a moment later the centre of gravity of the plot had come to me. A coronation! #knightsoftheblackdowns
So you loved Horrible History, but what happened to the Crude Chronicles, the Naughty Narrative, the Dirty Days of Old … ?
Members of the Knights of the Blackdowns generally impersonate real-life historical characters… this is them
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, the persona assigned to Cal, was a full-on jousting legend and bibliophile