In the first Moon Stealer book, Sir Edgar and the children are on a quest to find the Silver Bough. Left in the keeping of Sir Hadwyn, the Earl of Rosslyn until his death of Pneumonia in the winter of 2011, they discover his tomb with a riddle engraved around the edge of his shield,… Read More
Beneath Edinburgh Castle lies the tomb of Sir Hadwyn, a loyal Knight to Mary Queen of Scots. Engraved upon the soft stone walls was this unusual puzzle, which had been documented in the ancient pages of an untitled volume once owned by Walter, Archdeacon of Oxford in the 12th Century, and recreated for you here… Read More
To keep the children amused on the train coming back from Edinburgh, Sir Edgar devised a little puzzle for them. See if you can work it out.
With most of my books I try and include real locations as part of the story. To me they are just as important as the characters that drive the book forward on their journey of development. They also provide a visual backdrop that the reader can imagine, or even go on the web and research.… Read More