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This week I was hoping to be able to tell you that my new novel Dancing with Spies would be available for down-loading in a matter of days. However there has been a hitch. The people who provided a photo from which an extract was taken to include in the cover design refused to permit […]

Dancing with Spies

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Exciting news! I have received the design for Dancing with Spies, my new mystery adventure novel, from Kelly Walsh and you can see it below. I think Kelly does brilliant original designs and this lives up to the standard she had set on my other book covers. We wanted the sun-drenched setting of Dubrovnik to […]

Dubrovnik in the Yugoslav Civil War

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In 1991 Croatia was attempting to secede from the Yugoslav confederation and gain independence. Croatia is an unusual-shaped country. The bulk of its land mass is in the north of Yugoslavia but it also has a long narrow coastal strip running down a large part of the eastern side of the Adriatic including the coastal […]

Mljet – Secret Romantic Island

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Mljet is claimed to be one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean – in a sea full of beautiful islands. It is a thickly forested getaway destination with a small population and relatively few facilities. The most spectacular thing about Mljet are the saltwater lakes created when a huge limestone cavern collapsed, allowing […]

Dubrovnik – City of Spies

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When I last visited Dubrovnik they had nearly finished restoring the beautiful old city from the devastation caused when it was under siege and attack during the Yugoslav Civil War. The beautiful setting of the traffic-free city with its encircling walls which can be walked round; the little harbour with the fortress towering over it; […]