Moving just two miles down the road Hockey spent the early years of his life under the shadow of St. Michaels Hill, the scene of one of the last abortive rebellions against the Normans after 1066.
It is hardly surprising that history is in his blood and that his writing is set in this historic countryside.
The Axe, The Shield, and The Triton
of his 3-book
Tales of Bowdyn Series
on Helen Hollick's Discovering Diamonds website.
It is easy to see why this dark ages novel
was honored with the coveted
Treat yourself here to Hockey's complete series: