David Ebsworth

About me

Dave McCall writes historical fiction under the pen name David Ebsworth. His first novel, The Jacobites’ Apprentice, is published by SilverWood Books.

From my website

David Ebsworth’s May 2015 Newsletter

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE DAVID EBSWORTH NEWSLETTER! A newsletter to keep friends, family and supporters in the loop May 2015, Issue #38 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Welcome What a month that’s been! Lots of work but great fun with the hugely successful Wrexham Carnival of Words; a couple of nice surprises for The Last Campaign…

The Battle of Waterloo – Ten Things You Didn’t Know

The wars that ended with Waterloo were known as “ The Great War” until 1917  The battles fought in Belgium over those few brief days in June 1815 brought an end to 22 years of almost continuous fighting between the European powers in what had been, effectively, the first “world…

200 Years of Waterloo Historical Fiction

The sulphurous stench of gun smoke obscures our view of Waterloo, even two hundred years after the battle. In this bicentenary year, the clamour of conflict continues to sometimes deafen us. But that fog of war and the screams of injured outrage are now generally only the result of debate…

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