Book Week Scotland 2018

  I’ll be speaking at three events during this year’s Book Week Scotland, on 2018’s theme of ‘Rebel’ and how I’ve explored this in my writing, past, current and future. I have an exciting new project underway. Firstly, I’ll be at Huntly Library in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday 20th November at 6.30 pm. More information...

Escape from the Jacobites at Doune Castle

Doune Castle near Stirling has starred in Monthy Python & the Holy Grail and the pilot episode of Games of Thrones. In Starz TV’s adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s phenomenally successful Outlander novels, Doune plays Castle Leoch.  As itself, this mighty mediaeval Scottish castle played host to a daring escape of prisoners in January 1746. One of those men was...