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Historical and royal biographies, rock music don't always go together - but they did for me!

Background Information

Have spent nearly thirty years in public and academic libraries - and a little less than that in freelance writing of articles, book and record reviews, then books - it's been a busy time but a lot of fun. Read Librarianship at Ealing Technical College (London W5, UK), where I edited the library students' journal, 'Stamp Out'.

Birth Place
Wendover, Bucks,  England, UK

Have written or compiled around twenty books, mostly historical or royal biographies [see list]; former record and book reviewer for regional press. Have contributed to various national and local journals, mainly in UK, including 'Royalty Digest', 'Illustrated London News', 'Antique Dealer & Collectors Guide', 'Record Collector', 'This England', 'European Royal History Journal' (US); written insert notes for CDs by rock groups The Move and London; also contributor to 'New Dictionary of National Biography', 'Guinness Rockopaedia', 'Grolier Children's Book of Knowledge'; editor of 'County Magazines Index' 1978-80; 'Keep On Rockin' (70s rock music fanzine) 1991-96. Some of these articles have been uploaded in My Articles

Additional Information

I am currently writing a biography of Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. Revised paperback editions of several of my earlier titles, including 'Queen Victoria's Children', 'Crowns in a Changing World' and 'Princess Victoria Melita', have or are about to be published. In addition my novel 'The man on the moor', a historical thriller set in 1913, is due for publication early in 2004.

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