Doggerland: Set on the former land bridge between England and Continental Europe that now lies under the North Sea.
The Lost Vellum is speculative fiction about the origins of the Staffordshire Hoard. Experts say that the Hoard consists purely of military and religious ceremonial insignia and is unlikely to be the proceeds of a robbery as it contains no coins. How did it come to be buried so close to Lichfield, at that time the capital of Mercia? My thought process is detailed in Stories 2020.
Moonlight Flit’ was based on Katherine Ferrers, the ‘Wicked Lady’ of highway robbery.
‘Gold, and Blue…’ a story about an inheritance, incorporating scenes from Dutch Golden Age paintings and written from the viewpoint of a fictional young female artist of the day.
‘Red Eva’ is set on the eve of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century. Be careful what you wish for, King Dermot of Leinster…
©M Wallis 2021