Revenge of the Corsairs

Maria – The Battle-Hardened Ballerina

This weekend marks the anniversary of a battle few people have heard of, The Battle of Lepanto of 1571, a maritime battle as important as the Battle of Trafalgar in the early 19th century or the Battle of the Coral Sea during the Second World War.

By |2017-11-10T15:34:26+10:00October 8th, 2017|History, Revenge of the Corsairs|Comments Off on Maria – The Battle-Hardened Ballerina

Hugh Hefner, Playboy and the Realities of Harem Life

When writing Captive of the Corsairs and Revenge of the Corsairs, I thought long and hard about how to portray harem life. So much of it in romance (both contemporary and historic) is, well, highly romanticised – beautiful women, opulent surroundings, decadent pleasures and the sheik who loves one above all.

By |2017-11-10T15:39:05+10:00October 1st, 2017|History, Revenge of the Corsairs|Comments Off on Hugh Hefner, Playboy and the Realities of Harem Life