Tag Archives: Adventure

Film Review – Incredibles 2

Brad Bird’s The Incredibles is my favourite Pixar film. It is also the only Pixar film other than Toy Story which I thought could benefit from a sequel. Now Bird has finally revisited his masterpiece, the big question can finally … Continue reading

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George goes to Neptune – the version that never was

Whilst glancing through some old notes and files the other day, I came across an outline I’d written for George goes to Neptune, the third novel in my George Hughes trilogy. I glanced through it and was astonished. The plot … Continue reading

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Film Review – Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

None of the Jurassic Park sequels have ever matched the singular power and thrills of the ground-breaking, lightning-in-a-bottle original. Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, the latest in the franchise, is a curious beast. With JA Bayona at the helm, the director … Continue reading

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Film Review – Solo: A Star Wars Story

Have you ever wondered how Han Solo got his blaster? How he met Chewbacca? Or exactly how he made the Kessel run in less than twelve parsecs? Me neither. Yet Solo: A Star Wars Story gives us the answers to … Continue reading

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My top five Alex Rider novels

I’m a big fan of Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider series. Think teenage James Bond, but without any sex (though there is a hinted-at love interest in the character of Sabina Pleasure). In each novel, loads of globe-trotting action ensues, with … Continue reading

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FREE Children’s Books Month: George Hughes Trilogy

The George Hughes trilogy is a thrilling, action-packed space tale set just over a hundred years in the future. Each story is a stand-alone adventure, but I recommend reading the novels in order nonetheless, as they do follow on from … Continue reading

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FREE Children’s Books Month: Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge

This month is Free Children’s Books Month at Simon Dillon Books. Check back every Thursday for a new free novel. Each book will be available free between Thursday and Monday. This week, Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge … Continue reading

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FREE Children’s Books Month: Uncle Flynn

This month is Free Children’s Books Month at Simon Dillon Books. Check back every Thursday for a new free novel. Each book will be available free between Thursday and Monday. Kicking things off, for five days only, my debut novel … Continue reading

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Echo and the White Howl – Overview

Over the past several weeks, I have been promoting my latest novel, Echo and the White Howl. An animal fiction story set amongst a wolf pack in Alaska, this book is a gripping and thrilling adventure for all ages. Here … Continue reading

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Echo and the White Howl – Brexit allegory?

I have been asked on a number of occasions how my latest novel Echo and the White Howl should be interpreted. Is it an historic allegory? A contemporary political allegory? A spiritual allegory? Someone suggested the story alluded to Stalin’s … Continue reading

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